TITLE

Tax credits: social policy in bad disguise

AUTHOR(S)
Gale, William G.
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/16/99, Vol. 91 Issue 55, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Focuses on United States President Bill Clinton's administration's budget focus on reforming Social Security and cutting taxes. How most analyses of the budget reform have overlooked a disturbing trend in tax policy, the increased use of credits; The rise in the use of credits as the outcome of an ill-fated political compromise; Ways that the credits both harm and benefit Republicans and Democrats; Problems with the proposed credits.
ACCESSION #
1542096

 

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