Given all the problems of the current tax system, tax reforms should aim at three goals: simplification, transparency, and increased economic growth.

More on U.S. Tax Policy

Commentary

De Blasio & Warren’s New Progressive Agenda

By Michael D. Tanner. National Review (Online). May 13, 2015.

A Tax Reform We Can All Support

By Chris Edwards. The Federalist. May 11, 2015.

We Should Get to Decide How the Government Spends our Taxes

By David Boaz. Washington Post. April 15, 2015.

Cato Studies

To Cut or Not to Cut?

By Alexander Ljungqvist. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 21. March 4, 2015.

Donating the Voucher: An Alternative Tax Treatment of Private School Enrollment

By Andrew A. Samwick. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 1. May 6, 2014.

How to Spend $3.9 Trillion

By Chris Edwards. Tax and Budget Bulletin No. 69. February 14, 2014.

Articles

Corporate Tax Reform

Chris Edwards. Policy Priorities for the 114th Congress. 2015.

This Is Fair?

Daniel J. Mitchell. Tax Truths. April 2009.

The Iraq War and Iranian Power

Ted Galen Carpenter and Malou Innocent. Survival. Vol. 49. No. 4. Winter 2007.

Public Filings

King v. Sebelius

By Bert Rein, William S. Consovoy, Michael Connolly, & Ilya Shapiro. Legal Briefs. March 10, 2014.

Halbig v. Sebelius

By Bert Rein, William S. Consovoy, Michael Connolly, & Ilya Shapiro. Legal Briefs. February 6, 2014.

King v. Sebelius

By Jonathan H. Adler and Michael F. Cannon. Legal Briefs. November 27, 2013.

Cato Reviews & Journals

The IRS’s War on Locum Tenens

Ike Brannon. Regulation. Fall 2014.

Marginal Tax Rates and U.S. Growth: Flaws in the 2012 CRS Study

Jason E. Taylor and Jerry L. Taylor. Cato Journal. Winter 2014.

Tax Revolt! It’s Time to Learn from Past Success

Brian Domitrovic. Policy Report. January/February 2014.

Events

Defining the Tax Base: The Real Challenge for Tax Reform

Featuring Daniel J. Mitchell. April 10, 2015. Capitol Hill Briefing.

Tax Cutting and Economic Growth: Lessons from the Coolidge Tax Reform

Featuring Daniel J. Mitchell and Marian L. Tupy. April 11, 2013. Policy Forum.

Would a Financial Transaction Tax Affect Financial Market Activity?

Featuring Mark A. Calabria. March 13, 2013. Policy Forum.