Congressional Policy Leads to Inefficient Taxation

The following is a short article on tax fraud and abuse from an affiliate site of the Cato Institute.  Its message is simple, yet fundamental in recognizing the inefficiencies of government outgrowth.

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“While it is easy to castigate the IRS, it’s important to remember that the monstrous tax code it administers is a creation of Congress. Our absurdly complex and complicated tax code is a direct result of policymakers engaging in social engineering and economic micromanagement. While there are murmurs that Congress might take up tax reform this year, policymakers need to understand that it is the federal government’s excessive involvement in our personal and economic affairs that fuels this tax code insanity.”

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About Jeremiah Dow
I have a B.S. in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics with a minor in Economics. I finished school in 2010 and am currently working on independent research in various areas including political and economic philosophy, government, and history. I am also currently looking for work in research, particularly the social sciences dealing with public policy work. I aspire to a top-level graduate institution, but would first prefer some professional research experience. Some of my primary influences are Ayn Rand, Noam Chomsky, and Howard Zinn among others.

One Response to Congressional Policy Leads to Inefficient Taxation

  1. It’s interesting to see this point of view. I can’t say fore sure if I agree or not, but it is something I will think about now.

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