Three Views of Tax


Introduction: The Traditional View of Tax Traditional tax policy for decades, if not centuries, has been locked in a seemingly all-or-nothing debate between two apparent extremes, income and consumption taxation.[2] In this ongoing war, income tax advocates have carried the banner for liberal egalitarian redistribution[3]─for the cause of taking from the rich and giving to the not-so-rich virtually uncontested.[4] Critical reflection reveals that there are two connected reasons for this…
Profile Photo
Robert C. Packard Trustee Chair in Law and Political Science, USC Gould School of Law, Los Angeles, USA
X
- Enter Your Location -
- or -
Skip to toolbar