2 Cheers for Tom Coburn
3 Pages Posted: 8 Sep 2013
Date Written: September 2, 2013
Senator Tom Coburn, Republican of Oklahoma, has significantly advanced the tax reform debate by being the first member of Congress to put a meaningful list of tax expenditures on the table for reform or abolition in order to finance tax rate reductions. This article reviews his proposal.
Keywords: Tom Coburn, tax reform, tax expenditures
JEL Classification: H20, K34
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