Tax Fairness, the 2001-2006 Tax Cuts, and the AMT

Source: Leonard E. Burman, The Urban Institute, Testimony before the Committee on Ways and Means, September 6, 2007

From the summary:
In this testimony Burman discusses the issues of tax fairness, the 2001 to 2006 tax cuts, and the individual alternative minimum tax. Burman argues that while the federal tax system mitigates economic inequality, the recent tax cuts have disproportionately benefited those at the top, while also increasing the number of people potentially subject to the AMT. He concludes with a brief discussion of how to fix the AMT in a fiscally responsible manner.

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Source: Jason Furman, The Brookings Institution, Testimony Before the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means, September 6, 2007

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