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Jack Lew: How to get the wealthy to pay the taxes they owe

Jacob J. Lew served as U.S. Treasury Secretary from 2013 to 2017. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. Imagine you're out to dinner. At the end of the meal, you pay your bill, which helps meet the restaurant's food, rent and wage costs. But some customers slip out without paying. They disappear into the night, leaving the business to pay the same expenses with a fraction of the revenue.
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Here is a look at the life of former Treasury Secretary Jacob "Jack" Lew. Education: Harvard, A.B., 1978; Georgetown, J.D., 1983. Observes the Sabbath, abstaining from work on Saturdays. Helped develop AmeriCorps while working for President Bill Clinton. Timeline. 1979-1987 - Domestic policy adviser to House Speaker Thomas "Tip" O'Neill...
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