Doing Nothing's a Good Thing
Publication Date: December 2006
Publisher(s): Tax Policy Center
Author(s): Leonard E. Burman
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Tax Policy; Tax Distribution and Economic Trends; State and Local Issues; Taxes and Social Programs
In this Marketplace commentary, Len Burman, director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, says that extending temporary tax measures enables Congress to avoid serious tax reform and hide deep problems.