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Saturday, October 29, 2016

Federal Taxation in America: A History

Cambridge University Press has recently published the third edition of Federal Taxation in America: A History by W. Elliot Brownlee. The author thoroughly reviews the history of U.S. tax regimes covering the tax programs during the revolutionary crisis, the Civil War, World War I, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency. The Tax Reform Act of 1986, the 1990's Contract with America, the 2001 tax cuts, and tax policy during the Great Recession are also discussed. This book is now on the law library's new titles shelf (KF6289.B76 2016).

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