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

Just One Way to Stop Corporate Inversions: Cut Taxes

By Chris Edwards. The New York Times. July 21, 2014.

Why Piketty’s Wealth Data Are Worthless

By Alan Reynolds. The Wall Street Journal. July 10, 2014.

The End of the Progressive Income Tax

By Richard W. Rahn. Washington Times. July 7, 2014.

Cato Studies

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.

OECD Launches New Effort to Undermine Tax Competition

By Daniel J. Mitchell. Tax and Budget Bulletin No. 68. March 12, 2013.

Articles

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.

Is the U.S. Corporate Tax in the Laffer Zone?

Chris Edwards. Tax Notes. December 9, 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

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.

Is America Becoming Greece?

Michael D. Tanner. Cato Journal. Spring/Summer 2013.

Events

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.

Taxes and Economic Growth: Understanding the Effects

Featuring Chris Edwards. February 15, 2013. Capitol Hill Briefing.