The Senate Finance Committee announced that it will hold a hearing on “Individual Tax Reform” on Thursday, September 14 at 10:00 am ET. According to the hearing advisory, the hearing will focus on "ways to streamline the individual tax system to make it work better for American individuals and families." The following witnesses are expected to testify:
- Lily Batchelder, professor of law and public policy at New York University School of Law and affiliated professor at New York University Wagner School of Public Service
- Alex Brill, research fellow, American Enterprise Institute
- Iona C. Harrison, senior vice president, Pioneer Realty
- Ramesh Ponnuru, visiting fellow, American Enterprise Institute
This is the first of three Finance Committee hearings on tax reform expected to take place during the current Congressional session, with the other two likely to focus on business and international tax issues. These hearings are intended to help inform the Committee's consideration of tax reform legislation this fall.
The Committee's hearing advisory is available at: http://bit.ly/2wP5bbY