Video Center for American Progress Director of Fiscal Reform Seth Hanlon explains why the Buffett Rule is a fair and necessary element of tax reform.
Seth Hanlon gives seven commonsense arguments for requiring millionaires to pay their fair share in taxes.
Issue Brief A corporate minimum tax would directly combat profit shifting and lessen the tax code’s bias toward foreign investment, writes Seth Hanlon.
Seth Hanlon argues for trimming wasteful tax expenditures as Congress heads into the 2012 legislative session.
Seth Hanlon and Heather Boushey explain why allowing the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits to end will hurt the economic recovery.
Seth Hanlon testifies before the Joint Economic Committee on why he believes that fundamental tax reform is an an important priority for long-term growth but one that should not distract Congress from the need for immediate job creation.
Issue Brief Fixing the excessive and expensive system of tax breaks, credits, and loopholes is key to any deficit reduction plan. Seth Hanlon suggests six principles to guide Congress’s work in this area.
Seth Hanlon and Michael Linden show that President Obama’s “Buffett Rule” is hardly class warfare, as critics charge. It’s merely a plea for tax fairness that so strikingly echoes ones Ronald Reagan made 25 years ago, it might be called the “Reagan Rule.”
Seth Hanlon details why it’s absolutely true that thousands of millionaires pay lower taxes than middle-class families, despite implications to the contrary.
Seth Hanlon explains why President Obama’s proposal to restore 1990s’ tax rates on top earners won’t harm job creation.
Donna Cooper y Seth Hanlon detallan lo que millonarios ganarían y lo que muchos otros perderían si el reciente acuerdo del presupuesto concluye sin tocar el tema de los ingresos.
Donna Cooper and Seth Hanlon detail what millionaires will gain and what many other Americans will lose if the recent debt deal is concluded without addressing revenues.
Seth Hanlon mines IRS data to show how millionaires, entirely spared by this week’s debt limit deal, are also enjoying 26 percent lower tax rates than in 1995.
Seth Hanlon parses House Republican rhetoric about the causes and nature of the debt limit crisis to demonstrate who’s really at fault.
Seth Hanlon and Daniel J. Weiss deconstruct the latest “research” funded by the oil industry defending nearly $30 billion in tax loopholes.