The greedy hand: how taxes drive Americans crazy and what to do about it

Front Cover
Random House, Feb 16, 1999 - Business & Economics - 255 pages
3 Reviews
A lively, provocative call for tax reform describes the overwhelming influence of taxes on American society, explains how they have led to a system that punishes middle-class families, and discusses such topics as Social Security, women and taxes, the hidden dangers of family tax breaks, and more. 30,000 first printing.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: The Greedy Hand: How Taxes Drive Americans Crazy and What to Do About It

User Review  - Kathely - Goodreads

This deserved eight stars at least! Loved it! Explains a complex problem in plain, everyday English. Read full review

Review: The Greedy Hand: How Taxes Drive Americans Crazy and What to Do About It

User Review  - Marcia - Goodreads

sometimes the truth is so aggrivating! Read full review

Contents

The Greedy Hand so
9
Your Clothes so
27
Your Work so
47
Copyright

12 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1999)

Amity Shlaes is the youngest member of the Wall Street Journal's editorial board, where she is an editorialist on tax policy. Her writing has also been published in  Commentary and The New Yorker.  She is the author of Germany: The Empire Within.  A magna cum laude graduate of Yale University, she lives in New York City with her husband, Seth Lipsky, and their three children.

Bibliographic information