Testimony

Gene Steuerle testifies on alternative ways to restore solvency and undertake benefit reforms in Social Security, concentrating on four: restricting automatic growth in benefits where needs are least, adjusting benefits so they both encourage employment and are concentrated more in older ages,...

July 8, 2011
C. Eugene Steuerle
Testimony

The 2001 tax act was only one in a long series of tax laws complicating an already byzantine tax system. Ever the bridesmaid, simplification seems never to get the attention it deserves, no matter which political party is in power—mainly because broader agendas are always being pursued.

July 17, 2001
C. Eugene Steuerle
Testimony

This testimony was presented before the the House Small Business Subcommittee on Workforce, Empowerment, and Government Programs. Linda Blumberg addresses Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and HR 3901, a proposal to make private non-group premiums for the high-deductible health plans associated...

March 18, 2004
Linda J. Blumberg
Testimony

The AMT threatens to grow from a footnote in the tax code to a major scourge affecting tens of millions of taxpayers every year. The practice in recent years has been to patch the AMT every year or two on a temporary basis so that not too many people are affected. The latest patch expired at the...

June 27, 2007
Leonard E. Burman
Testimony

Tax Notes, July 27, 2009. Leonard E. Burman is a fellow at the Urban Institute and director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. He previously served as deputy assistant secretary for tax analysis at the Treasury Department from 1998 to 2000 and as senior analyst at the Congressional Budget...

July 28, 2009
Sam Young
Testimony

Leonard Burman's testimony before the Senate Committee on Finance on tax reform options affecting high-income taxpayers.

September 14, 2011
Leonard E. Burman
Testimony

Leonard Burman's testimony before the Senate Budget Committee on tax reform to encourage economic growth, reduce the federal deficit, and to promote fairness.

March 2, 2012
Leonard E. Burman
Testimony

Nothing so exemplifies the American Dream than the possibility for each family to get ahead and, through hard work and faithful service, advance from generation to generation. Today mobility across generations is threatened by three aspects of current federal policy: a budget for a declining...

July 10, 2012
C. Eugene Steuerle
Testimony

Leonard Burman's testimony before the U.S. House of Representative's Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Finance Committee on tax reform and the tax treatment of capital gains.

September 19, 2012
Leonard E. Burman
Testimony

Eric Toder's testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means in a hearing on tax reform and residential real estate.

April 24, 2013
Eric Toder