Tackle the Tax Gap

Tackle the Tax Gap

Tackle the Tax Gap Alex Brill | AEIdeas The Senate Finance Committee held an important subcommittee hearing this week, “Closing the Tax Gap: Lost Revenue from Noncompliance and the Role of Offshore Tax Evasion.” The “tax gap,” which is the difference between the...
Progressivity, Redistribution, and Inequality

Progressivity, Redistribution, and Inequality

Progressivity, Redistribution, and Inequality Alex Brill and Scott Ganz | National Affairs Last October, a new controversy erupted over the progressivity of the American tax system. The brouhaha was prompted by a new book, The Triumph of Injustice, by economists...