The Prescription: Fiscal Policy for the COVID-19 Economy
This Week’s Guest: Former Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles O. Rossotti
The Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center (TPC) is holding a series of online conversations on policy responses to the COVID-19 economy. The discussions take place every other Thursday afternoon and feature experts with various perspectives on the historic economic challenges the United States and the world are facing and the best ways to address them.
This week, our guest is Charles O. Rossotti, former commissioner of the IRS. He’ll talk with TPC senior fellow Howard Gleckman (@howard_gleckman) about the agency’s challenges during the pandemic and its ability to increase federal revenues by modernizing tax administration and compliance.