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FairTax would encourage investment

Slow-Growth U.S. Now Ripe for Consumption Tax: Kevin Hassett – Bloomberg …Those who today decry the irrationality of the tax code and advocate fundamental reform are ignored by elected officials. Rather than a simple-to-understand code, politicians prefer the current mess, … Continue reading

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Hearing on Fundamental Tax Reform

Chairman Camp Opening Statement: Hearing on Fundamental Tax Reform Thursday, January 20, 2011 Washington, DC – Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) today delivered opening remarks at the Committee on Ways and Means Hearing on Fundamental Tax Reform. Below … Continue reading

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Tax Politics

The tax code has changed 4,428 times in the last decade!

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What is fundamental tax reform?

What is fundamental tax reform? It certainly is not merely tinkering with the rates and pruning the dead wood from old deductions. That exercise can more accurately be likened to rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. Rather, fundamental tax … Continue reading

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Global Competitiveness

We are currently the only OECD country with no border adjustment element in our tax system. Soon we will also have the highest corporate tax rate. Because the current system is not border adjustable, American producers face at least an … Continue reading

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Interesting tidbit

According to Tax Policy Center, two-thirds of taxpayers pay more in payroll taxes than income taxes.

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Neal Boortz Explains The Fair Tax

The FairTax would already increase the revenue stream over and above what it would have been under a continuation of the current system. The reason is that it would stimulate the economy or, more precisely, that it would increase the … Continue reading

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World’s largest tax haven

“If the U. S. truly repealed its corporate income tax and replaced it with what is essentially a border adjustable consumption tax, the U. S. would be one heck of an attractive place to invest. In fact, the U. S. … Continue reading

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Tariffs

It makes no sense to band-aid our current tax system with discriminatory tariffs in order to offset a structural problem which favors foreign producers over our own domestic producers. Why not address the structural problem itself and tax foreign produced … Continue reading

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