Tax reform could be too big for super committee Staff

9/8/2011 10:29:00 AM - Staff

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Everyone agrees -- fixing the tax code is imperative.

Many believe a simpler, smarter tax code can help reduce the country's debt burden by generating a more competitive economy and by raising more revenue through lower tax rates and a broader base of what's taxed.

What's more, many say it's hard to address all the problems facing the entitlement programs without tax reform.