The Problem With Eliminating the Payroll Tax: Rand Paul and Ted Cruz want to end the payroll tax, but haven't explained what comes next.

Publication name: 
US News & World Report
Author: 
Allan Viard
Release Date: 
December 28, 2015

American Enterprise Insitute economist, Allan Viard, describes both the downsides of payroll taxes and the need to protect funding support for Social Security and Medicare if they are to be cut.  Get America Working!'s answer is to tax pollution and resource waste, with a Carbon Tax being one of the easiest approaches -- with multiple benefits.