Will Anyone Break the Tax Taboo?
|June 30, 2013||Posted by Progress Report under Taxes, The Progress Report|
Conspiracy of Silence Affects Tax Reform
It should not be beyond our political class to engage the public in a reasonable debate about how best to raise new revenue. A land value tax; aligning income tax and capital gains; a higher top rate; a penny on income tax; all of these options should be discussed. But if recent history is any guide, don’t count on our politicians doing so.
JJS: His first proposal — a land value tax — was his best contender for reform.