Washington (Sept. 8, 2004) -- The White House has begun filling in the details on President Bush’s campaign promise of fundamental tax reform.

During his acceptance speech at the Republican convention, President Bush promised to lead "a bipartisan effort to reform and simplify the federal tax code,” if he is elected to another term. The president promised to begin this effort by creating "a bipartisan panel to advise the Treasury secretary on options to fundamentally reform the tax code to make it simpler, fairer and pro-growth.”

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