Economic Policy & Taxation
Note: This is a POLS410 discussion essay.Current debates about ideas to revive the economy generally fall into alignment with either classical or Keynesian economic theory. Some suggest that growing U.S. debt is a strong incentive for tax reform.(1) Should we have a flat tax? Why or why not?(2) What are the merits and risks of other tax-based reforms? Please assess at least one additional reform. Examples include, but are not limited to: a national sales tax, value added taxes (VAT), eliminating a variety of deductions or credits.