The Rise and Fall of Carter's 1978 Tax Reform

3 Pages Posted: 24 Feb 2013

Date Written: 2013

Abstract

In 1978, President Jimmy Carter proposed a liberal tax reform based on popular ideas he campaigned on in 1976. Nevertheless, the proposal was rejected by a Democratic Congress. This article reviews the Carter proposal and the reasons for its demise.

Keywords: Jimmy Carter, tax reform

JEL Classification: K34, H20

Suggested Citation

Bartlett, Bruce, The Rise and Fall of Carter's 1978 Tax Reform (2013). Tax Notes, Vol. 138, No. 7, 2013, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2223390

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