Everyone agrees that the tax code is a mess. So why is tax reform so hard? What could lawmakers do to build broad public support for an idea that would inevitably create winners and losers? The Tax Policy Center is hosting three of the nation’s leading scholars on the politics of tax reform to discuss the political challenges and suggest ways lawmakers might overcome them.
Leonard Burman, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center
Karlyn Bowman, American Enterprise Institute
Chris Faricy, Maxwell School at Syracuse University
William Galston, Brookings Institution
Howard Gleckman, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, Urban Institute (Moderator)