Fair Tax will create jobs, reduce corruption in the U.S. – The Daily Progress
I wish to add two points to the great letter in the Jan. 6 Daily Progress (“ ‘Fair tax’ should be implemented”). If we wish to make the American worker more competitive in the world economy, we need to make the cost of doing business in the U.S. cheaper and easier than in other countries.
The elimination of income tax will attract businesses from around the world. They will build and manufacture here where the world’s largest market exists. Our problem then will be finding enough workers to fill all the jobs created.
My other point concerns the game played by Congress by handing out favors such as income tax advantages. It creates corruption at all levels and needs to be removed. We need a prominent national spokesperson to start a serious discussion about replacing the income tax with the Fair Tax…
Tom Braithwaite – Fluvanna County