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Toward a Progressive Tax Policy

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June 5, 2014

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The "global wealth tax" suggested by Thomas Piketty in his book Capital in the Twenty-First Century is a utopian-style suggestion to reconstruct the global tax structure. In a new column for Bloomberg View, CFR Adjunct Senior Fellow Peter Orszag suggests two more practical reforms that could make the U.S. tax system more progressive: establishing a progressive consumption tax and changing the U.S. estate tax into an inheritance tax.

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