Publication Date: August 2008
Publisher: Tax Policy Center
Author(s): Eric Toder
Research Area: Banking and finance
Keywords: Elderly; Economy; Federal Budgets & Fiscal Policy; Social Security
In this interview for the American Bar Association Taxation Section News Quarterly, Eric Toder discusses the relationship between the Social Security trust fund account surplus and budget deficits, prospects for future tax reform, reforms of corporate taxation, and the possible future role of consumption taxes in the federal tax code.