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President's panel wants your tax reform comments

Published February 25, 2005

President Bush's tax reform panel is coming to Tampa on March 8, but it won't be your chance to give chairman Connie Mack and the other members a piece of your mind.

The President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform will meet at 9:30 a.m. in Tampa at a location to be determined. The public will be able to attend, but only those invited to be on a witness list will get a chance to speak. The topic for the morning will be how the tax system affects business and entrepreneurship.

The panel is offering all of us a chance to have our say in writing. Comments can be e-mailed to or mailed to the President's Advisory Panel at 1440 New York Ave. NW, Suite 2100, Washington, D.C. 20220.

The panel says mailed comments should be typewritten, double spaced and no more than five pages in length, plus a cover page with your name, date and contact information. For more details, see the panel Web site (

The panel is specifically requesting by March 18 comments dealing with headaches and burdens that taxpayers face. It also wants specific examples of how the tax code distorts important business or personal decisions.

[Last modified February 25, 2005, 00:51:16]

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