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Jeremy Horpedahl: End Mortgage Interest and Other Tax Expenditures

November 7, 2012

The United States government gives back almost as much money through tax deductions, exemptions and credits as it collects in income taxes. Ending these "tax expenditures" and cutting tax rates to keep down the amount of taxes collected would benefit businesses, individuals, and the economy as a whole, says economist Jeremy Horpedahl.