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Tax Notes: Taxes Proving to Be Campaign Dud So Far

Although most 2016 presidential candidates took the trouble to develop fairly detailed tax plans, taxes are playing a small role in the campaign so far, political analysts say. Few polls involve questions about the tax positions of the candidates, and those that do show taxes fairly well down the list of voter concerns. … Ron Eckstein, spokesman for Americans for Tax Fairness, said polling on an issue like corporate inversions “would require like three different levels of explanation. I can understand why you can’t find much polling on taxes. It’s very hard to do.”

 

This piece appeared in Tax Notes (Paywall).