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.
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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 Address: 1225 Eye St. NW Address (2nd line): Suite 1000 City: Washington Time: 2012-06-11 00:00:00 Time: 2012-06-11 14:00:00 Time: 2012-06-11 15:30:00 State: DC Venue: Bipartisan Policy Center Zip: 20005