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- Audio Commentary: Are Windfall Profits Taxes Good Economics?
Audio Commentary: Are Windfall Profits Taxes Good Economics?
In the wake of record profit reports by several large U.S. oil companies, many lawmakers have renewed calls for a "windfall profits" tax on the industry. The following audio commentary was recorded by Tax Foundation President Scott A. Hodge, exploring the economics of windfall profits taxes.
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