Taxing Consumption

Feldstein, Martin S.
February 1976
New Republic;2/28/76, Vol. 174 Issue 9, p14
Focuses on the need for implementation of consumption tax in the U.S. Opinion that the consumption tax would force all of those who enjoy a high standard of consumption to pay their fair share of taxes; Problems associated with the current tax system; Devices that can be used for financing consumption without paying tax; Fundamental inequity in the tax system; Discussion of the implementation of progressive consumption tax.


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