The Prescription: Fiscal Policy for the COVID-19 Economy with Mark Mazur
This week’s guest: Mark J. Mazur, Robert C. Pozen director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, will discuss what the 2020 elections will mean for tax policy for the rest of 2020 and into 2021.
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’s guest is Mark J. Mazur, Robert C. Pozen director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. Mazur served in the federal government for 27 years in positions with the Joint Committee on Taxation, the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, the National Economic Council, the US Treasury Department, and the Internal Revenue Service. He’ll talk with TPC senior fellow Howard Gleckman (@howard_gleckman) about what the election results could mean for business taxes, income taxes, income supports for workers and families, and the government’s fiscal response to the COVID-19 pandemic.