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Ernest S. Christian

July 26, 2012

Pro-Growth Tax Reform That Works

To maintain and expand manufacturing and manufacturing jobs, and for the overall health of the U.S. economy, the Congress should reduce the corporate tax rate and make permanent either 50 percent or 100 percent first-year expensing of business capital equipment.  That should be followed with tax reforms that better enable businesses to export goods and compete directly in foreign markets. 

April 17, 2002

One Arm Tied Behind Our Back: U.S. Taxes and the International Economy

February 12, 2002

The International Components of Tax Reform: Tax Policy that Serves the National Interest

Our current tax system puts U.S. companies at a disadvantage in their efforts to compete internationally. Remedies thus far have been a hodgepodge of international tax rules that often operate at cross-purposes, create perverse incentives, and incur the ire of international trade organizations. A reformed tax code including territorial taxation would better serve the vital interests of the United States.


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