The Tax Piece of the Debt Puzzle

Date: 

Monday, June 11, 2012

Time: 

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Venue: 

Bipartisan Policy Center

Address: 

1225 Eye St. NW
Suite 1000
Washington
DC
20005

Attached files:

Blog Recap: Senator Baucus Outlines Goals for Comprehensive Tax Reform

As Congress barrels toward a momentous lame duck session later this year, what are the prospects for fundamental tax reform as part of a larger deficit reduction package? Current and former members of Congress, as well as leading budget experts, examined the state of tax reform and plans for moving forward after the presidential election and in 2013.

Read the press release here.

Keynote remarks by

Senator Max Baucus

Chairman, Senate Finance Committee

With introduction by

Pete Domenici

Senior Fellow, BPC Co-Chair, BPC Debt Reduction Task Force

Former Senator from New Mexico

Panel discussion featuring

Alice Rivlin

Co-Chair, BPC Debt Reduction Task Force

Former White House Budget Director

Bob Packwood

Former Senator from Oregon

Bill Thomas

Former Representative from California

Robert Greenstein

President, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Moderated by

Kristin Roberts

Budget Editor, National Journal


BPC Press Release:

Press Release: Baucus Outlines Goals for Comprehensive Tax Reform at Bipartisan Policy Center

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Press Release:

Press Release: A New Tax Code for a New Era

 

Coverage

Associated Press: Key senator wants tax overhaul to reduce deficits

Fox Business Video: Baucus Calls For Bipartisan Support for Tax Reform

Reuters: US Senate tax chief warns of dangerous fiscal path

Talking Points Memo: Baucus: GOP Will Vote For Revenue Increasing Tax Reform

The Christian Science Monitor: Key Senate Democrat resists push to renew Bush tax cuts before election

The New York Times: Baucus Says Tax Overhaul That Raises Revenues Is Moving Forward The Wall Street Journal: Sen. Baucus Sketches His Vision for Tax Overhaul

The Washington Post: Negotiations to avoid taxmageddon have begun, top Senate Democrat says