Testimony

Rosanne Altshuler, codirector of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, answers five questions about tax reform and her experience as chief economist on President Bush's 2005 tax reform panel. The panel's report, Altshuler said, should serve as a blueprint for President Obama's tax reform...

May 18, 2009
Rosanne Altshuler
Testimony

Devolution is a mixed blessing for states. The positive side of the ledger the increased flexibility in using funds that may accompany block grants has been widely discussed, although it is impossible to be certain about how states will take advantage of that flexibility. Less attention has been...

March 5, 1996
Steven D. Gold
Testimony

At least 21 states have already enacted tax cuts this year, and several more reductions are likely to be adopted before the books are closed on this year's legislative sessions. But, from the perspective of the overall state budgets, the great majority of tax reductions are little more than...

July 10, 1996
Steven D. Gold
Testimony

Eric Toder is codirector of the Urban- Brookings Tax Policy Center and a fellow with the Urban Institute. He was previously Treasury deputy assistant secretary for tax analysis under President Clinton and served as director of the IRS Office of Research from 2001 to 2004. Earlier in his career,...

March 22, 2011
Meg Shreve
Testimony

Debate over tax policy is always intense, as it should be since much of the government's agenda is defined within the tax system. When it comes to tax cuts, this debate usually centers on size of government and progressivity of the tax system.

March 14, 2001
C. Eugene Steuerle
Testimony

Eric Toder testified about tax reform and small business, before the House Committee on Small Business on April 15, 2015.

April 15, 2015
Eric Toder
Testimony

The latest statistics show that 46 million Americans were uninsured in 2007. Health care costs threaten to bankrupt the nation if we can't figure out a way to slow their growth and pay for the government's growing share. Adding to the government's unfunded health care obligations would be...

May 12, 2009
Leonard E. Burman
Testimony

Eric Toder's testimony before the before the Senate Finance Committee on how tax law complexity limits the effectiveness of tax incentives.

March 30, 2011
Eric Toder
Testimony

TPC affiliate and former director, Rosanne Altshuler's testimony before the Senate Committee on the Budget on reforming the tax code.

February 2, 2011
Rosanne Altshuler
Testimony

Donald Marron's testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, Committee on Ways and Means on tax policy and small business.

March 3, 2011
Donald Marron