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Letter: Replace income tax code with FairTax




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October 24, 2012 | 938 views | 2 comments

Editor:

During the second presidential debate, Mitt Romney pointed out that Canada’s tax on businesses is only 15 percent, while that of the United States is 35 percent. Then he raised the question: “If you wanted to start a new business, would you rather start it in the U.S. or Canada?”

Both Romney and the president agreed that the income tax on businesses should be lower, but they differ on how to tweak the income tax code to achieve this. Forget the income tax code; replace it with the FairTax! There’s been a FairTax proposal before Congress for more than a decade; it’s not been voted on yet.

Adoption of the FairTax would usher in a period of prosperity unlike that seen by any living American. On page 106 of The FairTax Book, we find: “Economists estimate that in the first year after the FairTax becomes law, the economy will grow by 10.5 percent, exports will grow by 26 percent, and capital spending will increase by more than 70 percent.”

Why hasn’t it already been adopted? Congress and the lobbyists! They thrive on the tax code, plus it gives Congress great power over us citizens. If you have the opportunity, vote for a supporter of the FairTax.

GLEN E. TERRELL

Arlington

ggeett37@gmail.com
 

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The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
October 24, 2012 11:15am
 
Most voters believe that the Fair Tax would be supported by the very wealthy. I believe the Fair Tax proposal is being fought by the very rich, dope dealers and scheming politicians, you know the very ones who would pay more ... More ›

 
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October 24, 2012 11:03am
 
I am an adherent of the concept of the abolition of the Tax Code and the Internal Revenue Service as an agency. That would reduce the Federal Deficit enormously. There are many alternatives to replacement of the Tax Code. A ... More ›

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