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"Policy Covers A Lot Of "Covers a lot of economic aspects necessary for consideration in proposing reform Don t bother if you ve taken a class on revenue theory if you needed any additional evidence of my abject dorkiness here you go this book is awesome This should be reuired reading but maybe I think this because I love tax policy it should at least be reuired reading for people who have opinions on tax policy and like to vote and also for people who make tax policy worst review ever Any text that talks about taxation without emphasizing it social benefits and its egalitarian that talks about taxation without emphasizing it social benefits and its egalitarian is not worth the time spent on reading it and in general any economic text that fail to place at its center the impact of its promotions on real people and their interactions outside its formulae is inherently biased against broad based relevanceTo claim that taxes make us poorer is to ignore how infrastructure Rd public education essential. To follow the debate over US tax reform the interested citizen is forced to choose between misleading sound bites and academic treatises Taxing Ourselves bridges the gap between the two by presenting in clear non technical language the
key issues in US tax reform who should pay taxes how taxes affect the economy and whether to reform or replaceissues in US tax reform who should pay taxes how taxes affect the economy and whether to reform or replace current tax system The authors discuss Ccess to means of that the poor do not taxation on consumption would actually exacerbate class distinction and tensionsAll in despite the length to which the book exposes problems with current taxation scheme in the US because of its misrepresentation and avoidance of some important related issues such as the positive aspects of tax collection in a democratic context this book
"Can Be Left Unread Except "be left unread except a cautionary tale with respect to how NOT to design a tax system or economic policies in general I read the fourth edition published in 2008 This book was surprisingly easy to digest These two gentlemen advise us that the best overhaul for the US tax system is to start fresh with a VAT and wage tax or some form of consumption tax rather than an income tax It Gets Complicated With Economic Models And gets complicated with economic models and What is unreal and I can t believe I m going to put in writing is that Trumps tax plan really wasn t so bad It was ballsy actually and is putting. D edition of this popular guide has been extensively revised and updated to cover all changes in US tax laws through to May 2003 and to reflect the most recent research and relevant data It also provides new or expanded treatment of issues in the current debate including tax cuts and whether they stimulate the economy savings incentives double taxation of corporate income the estate tax .
Joel B. Slemrod