Regulation: A Hidden Tax

The scope and impact of federal regulations is staggering. Today, the unbudgeted costs of regulation now exceed half the amount the U.S. federal government spends annually.

In CEI's latest edition of Ten Thousand Commandments Wayne Crews shows a $1.88 trillion "hidden tax" on American consumers, businesses and the U.S. economy from federal regulations and intervention.

By making the size, extent and cost of Washington's rules and mandates more comprehensible, Crews helps Americans better understand how regulations affect them and makes the case for more review, transparency, and accountability for both new and existing federal regulations.

Check out our new infographic that illustrates some of the report's key findings.