Archive: January 19, 2010

Don’t Give Special Tax Breaks for Haiti Relief

By :: January 19th, 2010

In a rare bit of bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Ways & Means Committee have introduced legislation to allow people who contribute to Haiti relief in 2010 to take a tax deduction against last year’s taxes. Well-intentioned as it may be, the measure is wrong-headed and likely to create more problems than it solves.

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