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- Tax Foundation Expert to Testify on State Tax Policy
Tax Foundation Expert to Testify on State Tax Policy
Senate Finance Committee Hearing Wednesday Morning
Washington, D.C., April 24, 2012—Tax Foundation Vice President of State and Legal Projects Joseph Henchman will testify this Wednesday before the Senate Finance Committee on how tax reform at the federal level could affect fiscal policy at the state and local level.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) will preside over the hearing “Tax Reform: What It Means for State and Local Tax and Fiscal Policy.” The hearing will take place on Wednesday, April 25th at 10:00am in room 215 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.
Henchman’s testimony will cover sales taxes, interstates commerce, and the limits of state taxing authority, among other topics. These issues are part of the work of the Tax Foundation’s Center for State Fiscal Policy, which produces data, research, and analysis on taxation and public finance at the state and local level.
Other witnesses at Wednesday’s hearing will include Frank Sammartino of the Congressional Budget Office, Kim Rueben of the Tax Policy Center, Walter Hellerstein of the University of Georgia School of Law, and Sanford Zinman of Zinman Accounting.
Read the full text of Mr. Henchman's testimony here.
The Tax Foundation is a nonpartisan research organization that has monitored fiscal policy at the federal, state and local levels since 1937. To schedule an interview, please contact Richard Morrison, the Tax Foundation’s Manager of Communications, at 202-464-5102 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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