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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: 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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Posted in Article, FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, HR-25, Illegal Immigration

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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Posted in Article, Fact, FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, HR-25

What changed your mind?

Regardless of whether you’re a Democrat or Republican, a Liberal or Conservative, or a Left- or Right-winger, if you didn’t initially like the FairTax, what changed your mind? What was the ultimate turning point that made you see the FairTax

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Posted in Congress, HR-25, Prebate, Progressiveness

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 FairTax strategy is revenue neutrality: Neither raise nor lower taxes so consumer costs remain stable.

FairTax FACT: The FairTax strategy is revenue neutrality: Neither raise nor lower taxes so consumer costs remain stable. FairTaxFraud: The fair tax does not cut the overall revenue but it shifts taxes so the working poor and middle class pay

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Posted in FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, FairTaxFraud, HR-25, Illegal Immigration, Income Tax, JOBS, Myth, Poor, Prebate

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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Posted in Fact, FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, FairTaxFraud, FRAUD, JOBS, Tax Reform

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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Posted in Article, Fact, FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, Press Release, Tax Reform

Retail prices no longer hide corporate taxes or their compliance costs, which drive up costs for those who can least, afford to pay.

FairTax FACT: Retail prices no longer hide corporate taxes or their compliance costs, which drive up costs for those who can least, afford to pay. FairTaxFraud: Corporations will still pay taxes, will still buy raw materials, will still hire labor,

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Posted in Corporate Taxes, FairTaxFraud, Myth, Poor, Prebate

What [FairTaxers] Told Congress in 2011

Direct from the POPVOX Blog, FairTaxers made the Top 50 Congressional Bills “that moved people to contact Congress in 2011″ three times! HR-25 was the 2nd most popular bill in Congress; the Senate version of The FairTax Act, S-13 came

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Posted in Article, FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, HR-25, Income Tax

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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Posted in Fact, FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, JOBS, Prebate, Tax Reform

LinkedIn: Putting America Back to Work 2011

Calling all FairTaxers. Get your JOBS QUESTIONS written down now (or post them here for us to submit on your behalf). This needs to be a concerted effort to get some direct answers as to why the FairTax is still

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Posted in FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, HR-25, JOBS

FairTax Alert!

With all the talk of fundamental tax reform permeating nearly every budget conversation these days in Washington, the FairTax is becoming more and more prevalent. Even more exciting to me is that in the midst of these discussions, the FairTax

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Posted in Congress, FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, HR-25, Ways & Means

FairTax: JOBS, JOBS, JOBS

As our unemployment rate hangs above 9% nationwide the loud cry for more jobs becomes more and more urgent, even angry—and legitimately so. The angry impatience of the unemployed and underemployed demands a practical response from government and industry; human

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Posted in FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, HR-25, Ways & Means

FairTax: Repatriating Offshore $USD

November 2010 – FairTax Friday: Yesterday afternoon, the shares of Cisco Systems, Inc lost 16.2% of their value. Ironically, last month the CEO of Cisco and the President of Oracle Corporation penned a joint letter in the Wall Street Journal

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Posted in Corporate Taxes, FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, HR-25

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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Posted in Fact, FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, HR-25

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: No More Gaming the System

Many people still feel the FairTax would open up an “Underground Economy” of tax cheats. When it comes to purchasing goods, nothing could be further from the truth. As far as service providers, we believe the FairTax will reduce the

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Posted in Cheating, Corporate Taxes, FairTax, Tax Reform

The FairTax – A More Stable Source of Revenue

How would you like a raise? How would you like a monthly check from the government depending on the size of your family? You are probably saying to yourself, “this sounds too good to be true”. The fact is these

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Posted in FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, HR-25, Tax Reform, Ways & Means
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