Position: Senior Fellow
Organization: Urban Institute
Location: Washington, DC
Eugene Steuerle is a member of the Expert Advisory Group.
Eugene Steuerle is a senior fellow at the Urban Institute, a columnist for Tax Notes magazine, and a co-director of the Urban Institute-Brookings Institution Tax Policy Center. Among other positions, he has served as deputy assistant secretary for tax analysis of the U.S. Treasury Department, president of the National Tax Association, chair of the 1999 technical panel advising Social Security on its methods and assumptions, economic coordinator and original organizer of the 1984 Treasury study that led to the Tax Reform Act of 1986, and a columnist for the Financial Times. He is the author, co-author or co-editor of over 150 articles, reports, and testimonies, 650 briefs, and 11 books, including Nonprofits and Government: Collaboration and Conflict and Contemporary U.S. Tax Policy. His research on charity and philanthropy includes studies on the patterns of giving by the wealthy, the effect of taxes on charitable giving, payout rates for foundations, and ways of simplifying and reforming tax rules for charitable contributions and charitable giving. He serves on the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics and on advisory panels or boards for the Congressional Budget Office, the General Accounting Office, the Joint Committee on Taxation, and the Actuarial Foundation.