Senators Rightly Avoid Tax Gap Wild Goose Chase

A bipartisan group of senators has reached an agreement on an infrastructure bill. Though there is plenty of room to question the wisdom of spending another half a trillion dollars at a time when the U.S. is already set to run a deficit of over $6 trillion between this year and last year alone, there’s at least one good thing to be said about the bipartisan deal: it avoided an ill-advised effort to try to close the “tax gap.”

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