Comparing The Candidates' Tax Proposals Parsing the presidential candidates' tax plans is necessary to understanding their general takes on the economy. Economist Len Burman has been doing just that. He is a senior fellow at the Urban Institute, which has just released a report comparing the candidates' proposed tax policies.
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Comparing The Candidates' Tax Proposals

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Comparing The Candidates' Tax Proposals

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Len Burman is an expert in public finance.

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Economist Len Burman is a senior fellow at the Urban Institute — a nonpartisan economic and social policy research organization — and director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center.

They have just issued their revised report, "An Updated Analysis of the 2008 Presidential Candidates' Tax Plan." The report is a combined effort of the Urban Institute and the Brookings Institution.