Assessing tax reform
As Congress and the Trump White House negotiate the details of a tax reform proposal, Duke Law Professors Lawrence Zelenak and Richard Schmalbeck have been called on by the media to analyze the framework released by Republican lawmakers, and to assess claims that the new tax plan will be better for American businesses and provide tax relief to the middle class.
About Lawrence Zelenak and Richard Schmalbeck
Lawrence Zelenak, the Pamela B. Gann Professor of Law, and Richard Schmalbeck, the Simpson Thacher & Bartlett Professor of Law, conduct extensive research in the field of tax law. Zelenak's works include numerous articles on tax policy issues and a treatise on federal income taxation of individuals. Schmalbeck's recent scholarly works focus on federal estate and tax gifts.