Saturday, May 14, 2016
9th Anniversary of the 21st Century Taxation Blog
Today is the 9th anniversary of when I started this blog! I try to post at least once per week and this is my 871th post! I get about three to five thousand views per month. That keeps me going.
I started this blog when I was a fellow with the New America Foundation, charged with getting new ideas out, such as through op eds and articles. I thought the blog would be a good additional technique and was a new thing back in 2007.
My goal continues to be focused on tax policy matters. More specifically, how to modernize our tax systems and ensure they meet principles of good tax policy.
For this 9th anniversary, I'll note one topic I plan to focus on more over the next year - increased transparency in our tax systems and better tax literacy for all individuals. More on this later (although I did recently post on it - 4/16/16 post.