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Corporate tax rate too high…. | November 3, 2011

Why the Tax Policy Center is wrong: The United States can slash its corporate tax rate

By James Pethokoukis

November 2, 2011, 3:28 pm

My advice to congressional tax cutters is to cut the corporate rate whether or not they can “pay” for it. And to at least 26 percent. There is good reason to believe that the U.S. rate—currently at 35 percent—is way, way on the wrong side of the Laffer Curve, as AEI’s Kevin Hassett and Alex Brill point out in a 2007 study:

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I'm the executive vice president for a steel casting trade association, the Steel Founders' Society of America. I've got a crazy wife, five crazy children, three crazy people that married into the family, and two crazy fun little grandsons.







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