Tax Reform: The Cure to the United States’ Economic Slowdown

Thomas Joseph Lonergan

Abstract


Benjamin Franklin once said, “The only two certainties in life are death and taxes.” This infamous saying is as true today as it was more than 200 years ago when it was coined; the only difference between taxes today and taxes in the days of Ben Franklin is the complexity of how taxes are managed. As the American economy teeters on the brink of its second recession in four years, tax reform may be the solution to the economic situation the United States finds itself in today.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/ppr.2011.7

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