Testimony

In this testimony before the New York Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, Kim Rueben examines New York State’s education funding formula and how limits in state aid amounts affect different low-income students. While New York State has one of the highest per...

June 12, 2019
Kim S. Rueben
Testimony

On March 12, 2019, Mark Mazur testified in front of the 116th United States House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures for a hearing entitled, "Temporary Policy in the Internal Revenue Code."

March 12, 2019
Mark J. Mazur
Testimony

On February 27, 2019 William G. Gale testified in front of the 116th U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Budget for a hearing entitled, "2017 Tax Law: Impact on the Budget and American Families."

February 27, 2019
William G. Gale
Testimony

Steven M. Rosenthal, Senior Fellow at the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, testified before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight during a hearing entitled “Legislative Proposals and Tax Law Related to Presidential and Vice-Presidential Tax Returns.” In his testimony, Rosenthal...

February 7, 2019
Steven M. Rosenthal
Testimony

Mark Mazur, Director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, testified before the Joint Economic Committee during a hearing entitled “Unleashing America’s Economic Potential.” In his testimony, Mazur presented a review of the principles of desirable tax policy, clear and less clear findings...

April 11, 2018
Mark J. Mazur
Testimony

Donald Marron, Institute Fellow at the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, testified before the US Senate Committee on Finance as part of the hearing "Business Tax Reform." Marron presented seven main points about business tax reform based on the proposals that have been discussed by the Congress...

September 19, 2017
Donald Marron
Testimony

Mark Mazur, director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, testified before the US Senate Committee on Finance as part of the hearing "Comprehensive Tax Reform: Prospects and Challenges." Mazur presented the three principles of tax policy, reviewed lessons from previous reform efforts, and...

July 19, 2017
Mark J. Mazur
Testimony

Mark Mazur, Director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, testified before the US Senate Committee on Small Business during a hearing entitled “Tax Reform: Removing the Barriers to Small Business Growth.” In his testimony, Mazur presented a review of the principles of desirable tax policy,...

June 15, 2017
Mark J. Mazur
Testimony

Gene Steuerle testifies before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on labor force participation, taxes, and the social welfare system. Although there is some disagreement over the extent to which the nations social welfare systems affect work efforts, there is almost no disagreement...

February 14, 2013
C. Eugene Steuerle
Testimony

There are many items in the tax law that add significant complexity with little gain in some other area like equity or efficiency. Almost no one would introduce many provisions now in current law, if designing a Code from scratch. Once there, however, these complexities are hard to remove.

May 25, 1999
C. Eugene Steuerle