On the latest episode of AEI’s podcast, Banter, we sit down with AEI tax expert Alan Viard to talk about a new breed of consumption tax, which he calls the X tax. Don’t know what a consumption tax is? Not to worry – Alan walks through the basics of what a consumption tax is, the advantages of a consumption tax over an income tax system today, and what makes the X tax different form other consumption taxes. By the end of the episode, you’ll be able to talk consumption tax policy with the best of them! We promise, or your money back!
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