The Fiscal Cliff - Taxation Policy and Reform Proposals

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As the deadline for a deal between Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress approaches, the following Rutgers expert can provide background on various aspects of taxation policy and reform proposals.

Professor Jay Soled, Esq. is a faculty member at Rutgers Business School – Newark and New Brunswick, and a nationally known expert on tax policy and practice.  His commentary has been published frequently in major media, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and he has contributed articles to The Journal of Taxation and other leading journals.  He can be reached at 973-670-7660, or at

He is available for comment on the following topics:

  • Federal tax rate, current and historical,
  • Proposed changes to income tax deductions and limitations on deductions,
  • Estate and gift tax proposed changes
  • Increasing the progressivity of the tax code


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