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Without The Prebate

Helping the poor The FairTax Prebate has little (if anything) to do with helping the poor. Sure, it actually DOES help the poor, but If it were about helping the poor, then only the poor would qualify to receive it;

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Has the Fair Tax gotten rid of subsidies for the poor?

Q: Has the Fair Tax gotten rid of subsidies for the poor, becoming only consumption? A: According to http://fairtax.org/prebate: “Under the FairTax, all Americans consume what they see as their necessities of life free of tax. While permitting no exemptions,

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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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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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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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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

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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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: Let’s Put an End to Class Warfare

Let’s look at this from a completely different perspective. We’re all smart and all have backgrounds that influence our assumptions and judgments. When we start talking about new tax plans, every one of us suddenly turns into a Macro Economist. We start discussing compliance costs, human behavior, cheating, exports, imports, etc but…

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The FairTax Prebate: More than Just Help for the Poor

Most people see the prebate as just a way to untax the poor; or to convert a generally regressive sales tax into what we will come to know as the (progressive) FairTax. Those are all great and wonderful reasons to

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Posted in FairTax, FairTaxNation, FiveForFairTax, Poor, Prebate, Progressiveness

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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FairTax: Helping the Poor

For people who think the FairTax hurts the poor. They couldn’t be more wrong! Or they could be confusing the FairTax with a flat tax system. The FairTax does everything a tax system can do to HELP the poor. Here

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How will the FairTax affect military personnel?

I’m a Veteran of Desert Shield and Desert Storm. I also keep in touch with some of my old Navy buddies and others that I knew from my 8 (active) years in the U.S. Navy. I’ve only mentioned the FairTax

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RE: Six Reasons Why The FairTax Is A Really Bad Idea

The reason I’m posting this here is because, as you can see, my rebuttal to Alex Kauffman’s post “Six Reasons Why The FairTax Is A Really Bad Idea” is quite lengthy. The Blogger interface, although very easy to log in

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Posted in Corporate Taxes, FairTax, FairTax Act of 2011, FairTax vs. flat tax, HR-25, Illegal Immigration, Income Tax, Prebate, Progressiveness, Tax Reform

FairTax Prebate Confusion

The following is a document I found while researching the FairTax Prebate and thought it deserved some recognition. The dates and Bill numbers were outdated, so I updated those to reflect the FairTax Act of 2011 (HR-25/S13). Unfortunately, I don’t

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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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Posted in Corporate Taxes, Fact, FairTaxFraud, FRAUD, Myth, Prebate

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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