25 Feb '12, 8pm

Oh, so NOW Rick Santorum wants to clean up the tax code? - Red, Green, and Blue

Oh, so NOW Rick Santorum wants to clean up the tax code? - Red, Green, and Blue

…When the government buys a plane from Boeing, then that’s pretty much what happens: It buys a plane. When it offers a tax credit to manufacturers of aerial weaponry, it creates an incentive for all manner of firms to either begin making more aerial weaponry in order to qualify for the tax break or to change how their business files its taxes in order to qualify for the tax break. A sufficiently clever accountant could recast the production of airline food as the manufacturing of “aerial weaponry,” for instance. As bad as it can be when the government makes poor spending decisions, it’s even worse when the tax code leads hundreds or thousands of firms to make poor spending decisions. And it can be hundreds or thousands of firms. To continue with the plane example, when the government spends $10 billion on a plane, that’s pretty much how much it spends. When it tries to spe...

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