The D.C. Tax Revision Commission: One Commissioner's Experience With Productively Navigating Diverse Opinions

The Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Weekly State Tax Report filters through current state developments and analyzes those critical to multistate tax planning.

Ed Lazere, executive director of the D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute, was among 11 members of the D.C. Tax Revision Commission, a diverse group assembled to review the District of Columbia's taxes and make recommendations about changing them to attract and retain residents and businesses. Lazere offers insight into the negotiating process, his own decisions and how the final recommendations reflect multiple viewpoints.