The Politics and Development of the Federal Income Tax

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Univ of Wisconsin Press, 1986 - Business & Economics - 438 pages
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Contents

Incremental Theory and Income Tax Policy
3
Theories of Income Taxation
25
The Uneasy Case for a Comprehensive Income
49
The Historical Development of
65
The Interwar Years
88
From an Elite to a Mass Tax
110
Postwar Tax Policy
131
From Tax Stimulus to Tax Reform
155
The 1981 Tax Cut
220
LongTerm Patterns and Unsettled Issues
244
The Tax Expenditure System
269
Who Gets What? The Distribution of
299
Evaluating Income Tax Politics
337
Democratic Procedures and Policy Outcomes
365
Notes
389
Index
429

Tax Reduction and Mixed Reform
176
The Building
199

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John Witte Jr. is the Jonas Robitscher Professor of Law and Director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. He has published 120 articles and 20 books, including "Law and Protestantism: The Legal Teachings of the Lutheran Reformation" and "The Reformation of Rights: Law, Religion, and Human Rights in Early Modern Calvinism,"

Frank S. Alexander is Professor of Law and Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. He has published a dozen volumes, including "The Weightier Matters of the Law: Essays on Law and Religion,

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