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Tax Reform Subject Of Study

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Tax Reform Subject Of Study

The House Ways and Means Committee broke into 11 working groups to study various aspects of tax reform. Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith co-chaired the group on financial services…and says recent controversy reaffirms the need for reform. . .

He says the effect that would have on the economy would raise more money for the federal government, eventually. Smith says both Republicans and Democrats want reform. . .

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