November 30, 2017 GU Politics In The News

GOP Tax Reform Efforts Will Be Successful, Policy Experts Argue


by Paula Hong

This article first appeared in The Hoya.

The Republican Party’s current tax reform efforts will be passed into law, three tax policy experts argued during a Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service discussion on tax cuts Tuesday.

Grover Norquist, president of anti-tax advocacy group Americans for Tax Reform; Tony Sayegh, an assistant secretary for the United States Department of the Treasury; and Cathy Koch (GRD ’94), the Americas tax policy leader at accounting firm EY, defended the GOP’s tax reform and tax cut efforts.

Sayegh and Norquist, both GU Politics fellows during spring 2017, addressed not only the difficulties of passing a tax reform bill in Congress but also their views on the current status of the tax reform plan. They emphasized the political opportunities and challenges of tax cuts and tax reforms.

 

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