Raising the Stakes for Tax Cuts
Washington Times (01/23/03) Vol. 14, No. 3 p.7; Lambro, Donald

Since the economy is expected to grow only about 2 percent in the first three months of 2003, President Bush's recent tax incentive proposal needs to be passed as soon as possible, according to this opinion piece. The proposal, which cuts taxes on dividends, would spur business investment, and permanent tax incentives that are part of the proposal would restore confidence among business executives and investors. However, the time to act on the proposal is now, says one administration official, rather than later, because without the incentives, business investments will be further delayed and the economy will continue to sputter.


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