The Benefit and the Burden

The Benefit and the Burden

Tax Reform--why We Need It and What It Will Take

Book - 2012
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A spirited and insightful examination of the need for American tax reform--arguably the most overdue political debate facing the nation--from one of the most legendary political thinkers, advisers, and writers of our time.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012
Edition: 1st SImon & Schuster hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781451646252
1451646259
9781451646191
1451646194
Branch Call Number: 336.205 BARTLET
Characteristics: xiii, 271 p. ; 25 cm

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Jun 18, 2012

A balanced examination of the US tax system, with global comparisons, and the pros and cons of particular tax deductions and credits, and ideas for tax reform. Debunks a lot of myths. I learned a lot from this book.

johnf108 May 04, 2012

This is a very good book about where the taxes come from and where they go to.
The writer does what a good writer should do---he tries to present both sides of the arguments even when they disagree with his own political theory [he starts out telling his biases].
He also deals with the history of taxes, how tax laws are changed and proposals for changing taxes [amounts and types].

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