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Peter Van Ness Tax Foundation

Peter Van Ness

Research Software Developer

Peter Van Ness is a Research Software Developer at the Tax Foundation working on federal tax policy and model development.

Peter previously worked as a research assistant at another think tank and as a data analyst at a consulting firm. He holds an MA in international economics from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in economics from Covenant College. Peter currently lives with his family in Washington, D.C.

Latest Work

Details and Analysis of Making 2017 Tax Reform Permanent

Details and Analysis of Making the 2017 Tax Reforms Permanent

Lawmakers will have to weigh the economic, revenue, and distributional trade-offs of extending or making permanent the various provisions of the TCJA as they decide how to approach the upcoming expirations. A commitment to growth, opportunity, and fiscal responsibility should guide the approach.

18 min read