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Summers Says Billionaire Tax Bad Idea, Urges Corporate-Tax Focus

April 1, 2022, 5:40 PM

Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers urged the Biden administration to focus on passing legislation to implement a historic global corporate-tax deal, while criticizing the White House’s call for a so-called billionaire tax.

“It is absolutely essential -- the single most important priority for tax policy going forward is that we do what is necessary to move forward the global corporate-tax agreement,” Summers told Bloomberg Television’s “Wall Street Week” with David Westin on Friday.

WATCH: Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers says the so-called billionaire tax “is a bad idea who’s time will never come.”
Source: Bloomberg

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