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W&L's Alexander on WMRA's “Virginia Insight”

Raquel Alexander, associate professor of accounting at Washington and Lee University, discussed taxation and taxes on NPR affiliate WMRA’s “Virginia Insight” show today, Monday, Oct. 22.

Raquel is a corporate tax policy expert and a former tax consultant with the international auditing firm KPMG. She ¬†appeared on the show with Joseph J. Thorndike, director of the Tax History Project, a fellow of the George W. Bush Institute and a visiting scholar at the University of Virginia’s history department.

They discussed a variety of tax issues, including how the tax rate in the United States is among the lowest in the world when compared to 33 other developed nations.


“Virginia Insight” is a live call-in show hosted by Tom Graham.

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