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C. Eugene Steuerle

Institute Fellow and Richard B. Fisher Chair

I love working on public finance issues and seeing their endless application to so many budget, tax, spending, and charitable issues that go well beyond what can be found in any textbook. I am drawn to Urban because in my view, it leads the nation in so many areas of research—combining its talents for evaluating a broad spectrum of public policy issues, gathering and using related data from a range of sources, and integrating research across disparate program areas; and all the while maintaining a truly nonpartisan approach to analysis, a deep culture of respect for each member of the organization, and a strong commitment to serve the public through its work.

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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines the factors that have made the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) one of the more complicating influences on the tax code. He concludes that the individual AMT is in need of a good fix or outright elimination, and that simply indexing it is not enough.

November 30, 1998
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle considers the future of the single business tax--it could unwind only over a long period of time. He suggests that any expansion is likely to go hand-in-hand with a reduced reliance on other taxes. It could give states more elastic and stable tax sources. At the...

November 23, 1998
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle comments on what makes Social security and Medicare reform suffer from the same problem that for so long made budget reform difficult. He argues that the reform efforts measure gains and losses, winners and losers, from a base of a system that is imbalanced and...

November 9, 1998
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle makes case for not taxing lump sum windfalls such as rewards if the recipient immediately designates that income to another party or parties.

November 2, 1998
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines what he finds may be the most remarkable changes in government fiscal policy in this century: the growth in relative power and revenues of state governments.

October 19, 1998
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines the merits of a tax bill. He finds that if the procedure followed in drafting this bill would set a standard for the future tax legislation, there is some hope that we will soon see the end to the legislative tendency to add ever increasing levels of...

October 12, 1998
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle offers some suggestions for reinforcing government institutions in a time of current scandal and half-truths.

September 7, 1998
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines the possible implications of easy public access to the information returns provided by nonprofit organizations to the Internal Revenue Service.

August 17, 1998
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle discusses what the future might hold for nonprofit organizations as technological advances make their financial records public.

August 10, 1998
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