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CEO, American Chemistry Council, a trade group representing companies in the chemicals business
The Obama Administration is realizing that the economic challenges they face are much more difficult than they anticipated six months ago. The stimulus has not had a significant impact and their economic predictions were too optimistic, leading to higher deficit numbers.
They are recognizing that they will have to make midyear corrections. They have to step back and determine whether we have a healthy enough economy to be as aggressive as they planned on taxes, health care, and even climate.
On taxes: We contend that some tax increases they propose would prolong the recession. Which ones? The elimination of LIFO, the repeal of the foreign income tax deferral, and the reinstatement of a Superfund tax to pay for cleanups.