Principles and recommendations for tax reform – CIS submission National Reform Summit

The slant towards cutting taxes before 2010 was welcome, but for such an approach to return in the foreseeable future, the growth of government spending will have to be curbed and the size of government as a share of GDP reduced. Although tax reform may be pursued independently of the size of government, tax-reducing reform is instrumental to delivering the benefits of smaller government, be they economic or social.