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Tax Day 2019: How To Unrig the Tax Code

Growing inequality in the United States—exacerbated under the Trump administration's tax cuts for the wealthy—can be reduced through tax reforms that aim to close the wealth gap.

Inequality has been on the rise for decades, and a series of tax cuts for the wealthy added fuel to the fire. Tax reform can help close the wealth gap and reduce inequality, and that’s good for everyone.

Kurt Mueller is a video editing contractor at the Center for American Progress. Andrew Satter is the senior director of Video at the Center. Andy Green is the managing director of Economic Policy at the Center. Seth Hanlon is a senior fellow at the Center. Alexandra Thornton is the senior director of Tax Policy for Economic Policy at the Center.

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Authors

Kurt Mueller

Andrew Satter

Senior Director, Video

Andy Green

Senior Fellow

Seth Hanlon

Acting Vice President, Economy

Alexandra Thornton

Senior Director, Tax Policy

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