The President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform will hold its fifth meeting on March 23 in New Orleans. The focus will be on additional perspectives about the fairness of the tax code and how the tax system affects families. The first panel will discuss, "What Is Fairness and How Can it Be Measured?" Panel members include Bob Greenstein, founder and executive director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and William W. Beach, director of the Center for Data Analysis of The Heritage Foundation. The topic for the second panel is "Low-Income Taxpayers." Its members include Hilary Hoynes, professor of economics at the University of California at Davis: Mark Moreau, co-director of Southeast Louisiana Legal Services; and David Marzahl, executive director of the Center for Economic Progress. The third panel, "Tax Treatment of Families," will include presentations by Eugene Steuerle, senior fellow at the Urban Institute; Mark Pauly, a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; and James Alm, a professor at the Andrew Young School of Public Policy of Georgia State University.

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