‘Fair tax’ vs. flat income-tax rate debated

‘Fair tax’ vs. flat income-tax rate debated. Just a few quick notes Dubay, a senior policy analyst on tax policy for the Heritage Foundation in Washington, spoke in favor of a flat income tax of about 25 percent. The flat

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What Flat Taxers aren’t being told

There’s a fundamental issue I keep running into when talking with pro-flat taxers. It seems most people understand that “a flat tax with no deductions” is the most fair to everyone. The problem is that most pro-flat-taxers are referring to

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What if I decide all my expenses are necessities?

Q: The FairTax ensures my “necessities” are tax-free. What if I decide all my expenses are necessities? Under the FairTax you have the ability to decide -what- your necessities are, but not how much of what you spend is on

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The true potential behind the FairTax Prebate

The Prebate Potential – What FairTaxers see that most others don’t. Everyone who knows what the FairTax Prebate is, sees it a little differently. Most simply see how it untaxes our necessities, many see how it makes the FairTax progressive,

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Does the FairTax tax food and gas?

Will FairTax tax FOOD? I’ve been asked this question enough to know that nobody likes the direct answer they get. That being said, you probably already know the answer. But, what most people don’t understand is that the FairTax compensates

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FairTax CEO Leo Linbeck, Jr Dies at Age 79

My deepest sympathies go out to the family and friends of Mr Linbeck. I’m saddened to see that he did not get to see the FairTax passed in his lifetime, but his passing gives us more reason than any to

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Which tax will abolish the IRS?

I’m continually being confronted by people on Twitter saying things like “Fair or flat tax, we need to abolish the IRS”, and “We need the flat tax to abolish the IRS”, and many other variants of the phrase that contain

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RE: theturningpointusa

RE: Comment on http://www.reddit.com/r/theturningpointusa/comments/1ex8ct/fairtax/ The FairTax is the most studied and the most comprehensive tax plan ever designed. With over $25,000,000 of NON-taxpayer money and the backing of 80 World renowned economists, it stands head an shoulders above any other

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The FairTax and State Sales Taxes

Concern: A 23% Federal Sales Tax (FairTax) added to my State Sales Tax (SST) is much too high. That is an understandable concern that I’ve heard many times, but it appears you’re either missing or ignoring the fact that you’re

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FairTax rates – 2 ADULTS, 0 CHILDREN

FairTax rates – 2 ADULTS, 0 CHILDREN Effective #FairTax rate for 2 ADULTS, NO KIDS after prebate: Spend $20K/yr = ~(-2.68)% Effective #FairTax rate for 2 ADULTS, NO KIDS after prebate: Spend $25K/yr = ~2.46% Effective #FairTax rate for 2

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HR-6169 – The Pathway to Job Creation through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act

I have read HR6169 in its entirety and it is my opinion, and the opinion of others, that we should get behind HR 6169 for the following reasons: 1. HR6169 is co-sponsored by Congressman Rob Woodall. If there is any

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RE: 120711: Fair Tax

UPDATE: This was my response to an article written by Peter Konetchy and posted on his (now deactivated) website. The important quotes have been highlighted below. Here is my 1st response to: http://www.peterkonetchy.com/?page_id=871 “Proponents of the Federal Fair Tax want

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FairTax Impact on November 2010 Elections

Thanks to Steve Curtis for providing this information. Please share it with everyone you know.   Just how did candidates that supported the national FairTax proposal do across the country? Amazingly well! Of the 435 races for the House, 114

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The Rich Don’t Pay Tax!…Or Do They?

Here is a link to a MUST READ book written by a great person and long time FairTax (HR-25) supporter John Gaver. The Rich Don’t Pay Tax!…Or Do They John hit the Nail on the Head with this book. His

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RE: Fair Tax: The Real Truth

I found another anti-FairTax blog post just rife with misconceptions and untruths that is just screaming for attention. You can read the whole blog at Redneck Democrat, but here are the highlights and my responses to each. Neal Boortz, who

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A Philanthropic Nation

One thing that hits most Americans the hardest is seeing the people of other countries struggle with such difficulties as famine and death because of something as simple as malnurishment or as complex as a corrupt government. The problem most

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Is there a “Fair Tax”?

You people with your “there is no fair tax” theory need to WAKE UP!! If you haven’t noticed, IT TAKES MONEY TO RUN THIS COUNTRY. And if we can’t raise the money to run this country, then we have to

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Posted in FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, FairTax vs. flat tax, FairTaxNation, Illegal Immigration, Income Tax, IRS, JOBS

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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HEART OF COURAGE

For only a few times in our short history has our very liberty come under threat of extinction. The cause of the FairTax is only a furtherance of that liberty, so it is today that we honor and remember those

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A Graphic Comparison of the FairTax Versus the New Flat Income Tax

Here is the downloadable PDF for emails: A Graphic Comparison of the FairTax Versus the New Flat Income Tax

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