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Was Mitt Romney right about the FairTax?

The claim made by Governor Romney, that the FairTax would lower the tax burden on the lowest and highest incomes while raising it on the middle-income wage earner (current tax code implied), is inconsistent with the preponderance of information that may be accessed from multiple sources comparing the FairTax with the current tax code.

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Guest Post: Is the Fair Tax really going to be fair for boosting America’s future?

UPDATE: I have edited the FairTax information to reflect what is in Congress as of April 2013 Below is a guest post from someone who is more of an Income Tax thinker, than a FairTax thinker. I picked this post

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Posted in Article, Congress, Fact, FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, HR-25, IRS, Poor, Prebate, Tax Reform

The income tax exports our jobs, rather than our products. The FairTax brings jobs home.

FairTax FACT: The income tax exports our jobs, rather than our products. The FairTax brings jobs home. FairTaxFraud: By giving the rich $700 billion in free money from estate and gift taxes they will do exactly what they did when

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AFFT DATA SHOWS FAIRTAX GENERATES MORE REVENUE

Original Release (PDF): http://www.fairtax.org/PDF/AFFT.09.10.JL.Release.pdf Content of PDF: Americans Frustrated Watching Tax Policymakers Play “Ground Hog Day” Washington, DC – Americans for Fair Taxation (AFFT) released today revenue estimates that the FairTax, a national sales tax, would have collected far more

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FairTax: Shortlinks

We all know how difficult it is trying to remember those lengthy links in the heat of a discussion about the FairTax. Well, FairTax.org has been working to make it a little easier for you. Below is a comprehensive list

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Posted in Business, Calculator, Charity, Fact, FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, JOBS, Poor, Prebate

FairTax: War on Poverty

If we’re going to wage a war on anything it should be a “War on Poverty” in the USA. And the first instrument of destruction should be the FairTax.

According to FairTax.org, under the FairTax…

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Posted in Charity, Fact, Fairness, FairTax, Poor

The FairTax Benefits Retirees Who Depend Mostly on Social Security

Attn: AARP For older, low-income households, the FairTax generates a major reduction in remaining lifetime taxes. Again, the reason is that the elderly not only continue, under the FairTax, to receive the same real Social Security benefits, they also receive

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The Top Ten Most Important Pages on the Internet Right Now

If you’re a FairTaxer, you need to be a member of #10 & #9, you need to have the knowledge of numbers 8 through 2, and you need to sign and pass-on #1 by October 30, 2011. 10. FairTax.org –

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How is the FairTax Rate Determined?

This is per ‘SEC. 101. IMPOSITION OF SALES TAX. (b) Rate – : ‘(1) FOR 2013- In the calendar year 2013, the rate of tax is 23 percent of the gross payments for the taxable property or service. ‘(2) FOR

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FairTax: Open Letter to Bill O’Reilly

The quote below is a well written letter to Bill O’Reilly from a good friend of mine and staunch advocate of the FairTax; Mr. Frank Brassell. We encourage you to copy and paste this letter into an email and send

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Posted in Corporate Taxes, Fact, FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, HR-25, Illegal Immigration, Income Tax, Myth, Prebate, Progressiveness, Tax Reform, Uncategorized

FairTax Prebate: Fair or Foul

The prebate is an integral part of the FairTax, and essential to one of the fundamental principles upon which the FairTax is built, namely an individual’s right to the fruits of their labors comes before any claims the federal government

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Posted in Fact, FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, FairTaxFraud, Income Tax, Myth, Prebate, Uncategorized

A message to all FairTaxers

A message to all FairTaxers from FairTax Nation We FairTax advocates have come to expect roadblocks from our Washington politicians. The FairTax Hearing by the House Ways and Means Committee appears to be no exception. To begin with, the length

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Posted in Corporate Taxes, Fact, FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, FairTax vs. flat tax, FairTaxFraud, FRAUD, FreedomWorks, Housing / Real Estate, HR-25, Illegal Immigration, Income Tax, Myth, Prebate, Progressiveness, Tax Reform, Twitter, Uncategorized, Ways & Means

FairTax: No More Mister Nice Guy

While those of us who support the FairTax have been educating the public, lobbying public officials, and working to promote the FairTax, many have been working just as hard to destroy the American economy through the imposition of every higher

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Posted in Corporate Taxes, Fact, FairTax, FairTax vs. flat tax, FairTaxFraud, HR-25, Income Tax, Myth, Progressiveness, Tax Reform, Uncategorized

Freeing Up the FairTax

Julie Borowski of FreedomWorks put out a nice little article titled “Flat Tax vs. Fair Tax” on July 06, 2011, but seems to have omitted (unintentionally, I’m assuming) some very pertinent facts about the FairTax. I will agree with Julie in

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Posted in Fact, FairTax, FairTax vs. flat tax, FreedomWorks, Prebate, Progressiveness, Tax Reform

No tax on used goods. The amount you pay to fund the government is totally visible.

FairTax FACT: No tax on used goods. The amount you pay to fund the government is totally visible. FairTaxFraud: This is just replacing one tax with another. It makes things things like used land, used acreage, used mansions, used yachts,

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FairTax: What Will It Take?

No one who knows anything about Washington politics ever thought passing the FairTax would be easy.  The fact is, in real terms, it may be harder to get the FairTax passed than our original rebellion against the British Crown and

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No Federal Sales Tax up to the Poverty Level Means Progressivity Like Today’s Tax System

FairTax FACT: No federal sales tax up to the poverty level means progressivity like today’s tax system. FairTaxFraud: Two things. First, since everybody (rich and poor) get the $187 poverty prebate it’s not progressive. Second, since the FairTax taxes consumption

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Answers to the frequently-asked question “What is the Prebate?”

A. First, “prebate” is a word that describes a monthly check (or direct deposit) that every American with a Social Security number receives from the federal government. It is called a “prebate” because it is paid in advance, each month.

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Americans Take Home Their Whole Paychecks.

1 of 24: This post is the first of a long series of (at least 24) posts that refute what FairTaxFraud wants you to think about the FairTax. We hope to get you the remaining 23 posts within the next

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