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DC Tax Reform: The Path to Fairness and Competitiveness in Local Taxes

Tax Policy Center

Monday, March 24, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (EDT)

Washington, DC

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Last month, the DC Tax Revision Commission unanimously approved a package of reforms for DC’s tax code. The measures are designed to increase fairness, broaden the tax base, and promote competitiveness. The Tax Policy Center has assembled a panel to describe the Commission’s recommendations and summarize its findings. The panel will also discuss the path forward for DC and the lessons learned for other local jurisdictions looking to reform their tax code. 

Program 

  • Welcome Remarks: Sarah Wartell, president, Urban Institute

Panel

  • Anthony A. Williams, chair, DC Tax Revision Commission; former mayor of DC; Currently CEO and executive director of the Federal City Council
  • Mark Ein, commissioner, DC Tax Revision Commission; CEO, Venturehouse Group
  • Ed Lazere, commissioner, DC Tax Revision Commission; executive director, DC Fiscal Policy Institute
  • Steven Rosenthal, staff director, DC Tax Revision Commission; senior fellow, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center (Moderator)
  • Kim Rueben, commissioner, DC Tax Revision Commission; senior fellow, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center

*A light lunch will be provided at 11:30 am. The forum will begin promptly at noon.

Have questions about DC Tax Reform: The Path to Fairness and Competitiveness in Local Taxes? Contact Tax Policy Center

When & Where


Urban Institute
2100 M St NW
Washington, DC 20037

Monday, March 24, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (EDT)


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Tax Policy Center

The Tax Policy Center is a joint venture of the Urban Institute and Brookings Institution. The Center is made up of nationally recognized experts in tax, budget, and social policy who have served at the highest levels of government. TPC provides timely, accessible analysis and facts about tax policy to policymakers, journalists, citizens, and researchers.

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