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Will Tax Negotiations Flow from Principles of Sound Taxation?

As the House and Senate negotiate their tax plans, it is important that the offers and counter-offers put forward align with the principles of sound taxation. The answers to practical questions about taxes – like how high or low should they be, who should pay how much, what should be taxed – truly should flow from rock-solid principles based on the best available research and evidence.

Here are a few principles that policymakers should keep in mind this weekend: