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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines the implications of a Clinton Administration proposal to pay tax filers to file electronically, demonstrating how the proposal could save money and improve efficiency.

April 3, 2000
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle explains his biggest concern with federal budgets of late -- their ugliness: they contain policy suggestions that, from the starting gate, almost everyone agrees could be better designed, won't work, or should be avoided in favor of higher priorities. Steuerle...

February 21, 2000
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle explores the issue of planning in governmental affairs, arguing that of late, the political debate is mainly over who will do the planning, not whether the planning itself is excessive.

November 15, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle
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In this essay by Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle, he argues that with more discretionary policy, long-term estimates would be less necessary and less influential on the policy process. He concludes that the current entitlement government dodges periodic review of programs, bypasses the...

October 25, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle argues that by hiding the ways in which income avoids taxation, one might end up supporting a less efficient tax system, larger government, and higher tax rates.

October 18, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines the relationship between good tax policy, deficits, and surpluses in this essay, drawing implications to current policy development.

October 11, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle
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In this essay, Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle argues that the IRS's current reorganizational efforts may be successful in a lot of ways, but they will be inadequate if the it does not figure out how to better assess the programs under its charge.

September 27, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle examines just how large the nearly $800 billion Taxpayer Refund and Relief Act of 1999 recently passed by Congress really is, and how it compares to past tax legislation.

August 30, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle argues that saving the surplus is good, but it is not always better than tax cuts. And while smaller government avoids some of the distortions associated with larger government, it is not always superior to a government that better meets important societal needs....

August 16, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle
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Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle argues that the a simpler tax code wont be developed until someone in the Executive Branch or in Congress is given greater responsibility for reporting on the consequences of our tax laws. The way to change the current situation would be to assign fiduciary-like...

July 19, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle