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

Hillary Parties Like It’s 1938

By Alan Reynolds. The Wall Street Journal. September 2, 2015.

The Stock Market and the Limits of Class Warfare

By Michael D. Tanner. National Review (Online). August 26, 2015.

Demonizing Foreign Investors for the Sins of U.S. Tax Policy Is as Dangerous as It Is Absurd

By Daniel J. Ikenson. Forbes.com. July 29, 2015.

Cato Studies

The Effect of State Taxes on the Geographical Location of Top Earners: Evidence from Star Scientists

By Enrico Moretti and Daniel Wilson. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 29. July 1, 2015.

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.

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

How States Can Effectively End the Federal Income Tax — and Why They Should

Ryan Murphy. Regulation. Summer 2015.

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.

Events

The BEPS Project: The OECD, Tax Policy, and U.S Competitiveness

Featuring Daniel J. Mitchell. July 17, 2015. Capitol Hill Briefing.

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.