Would a tax on billionaires be constitutional? How would it work in practice? And would it work at all? Harvard Law School Professor Thomas J. Brennan says the answers are complicated.
Harvard Law Today spoke Monday with tax experts Keith Fogg and Thomas Brennan about the New York Times’ report on President Donald J. Trump’s taxes.
In a lecture marking his appointment as the Stanley S. Surrey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, Tom Brennan ’01 delivered a talk titled “Focus and Perspective in Taxation,” which addressed the issue of defining economic ownership and also the issue of uncertainty in future tax rates.
Proposals for reversing the corporate inversion trend bring home the need for tax reform.
A host of new faculty members arrived at Harvard Law School this academic year, and over the summer, Dean Martha Minow announced two new faculty who will join HLS in 2015.