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If Deficits Don't Matter, Why Bother with Taxes?

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03/30/2021Peter St. Onge

If deficits don't matter, why bother with taxes? The regime has the answer: taxes are important for punishing people we don't like, rewarding our friends, and for maintaining control over the public. 

Original Article: "If Deficits Don't Matter, Why Bother with Taxes?"

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Peter St. Onge

Peter St. Onge is a Mises Institute Associated Scholar and a Fellow at the Montreal Economic Institute.  For more content from Dr. St. Onge, subscribe to his newsletters on the economy and cryptocurrency

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