MANAGING UNSUSTAINABLE TAX BURDENS IN THE US
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INTRODUCTION Contemporary discussions of government expenditure and the taxes levied to pay for them turn very quickly to analysis of their impacts on the economy. Government spending and the types of taxes levied to pay for it affect human behavior. Perhaps a fundamental principle of public finance is that extraordinary levels of public spending that result in extraordinary tax burdens are ultimately not sustainable. People find ways to avoid paying taxes that become too burdensome by eroding the tax base.