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Section A: General News


Editorial: What are the five principles of ‘fair’ tax reform?




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February 20, 2013 | 1,226 views | 13 comments

As mentioned in last week’s column, there is a solution to the tax problem. It is a solution that was created after years of research and study from $22 million in private funds.  . . .

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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 27, 2013 6:58am
 
 
One of the provisions of the proposed fair tax is
the ability of the government to adjust the rate
to match the needed revenue. The tax can be adjusted
up or down to match ... Read More Read More
 
 
Alvin Charmaine  
March 27, 2013 6:28am
 
 
The fair tax exempts business purchases from being taxed, it also doesnt tax used goods.

Does that mean that I can open a business that buys cars, then sell them used ... Read More Read More
 
 
Publius Valerius Publicola  
Rome, Tx.  
March 26, 2013 3:19pm
 
 
Elect responsible, common sense conservatives to all offices and solve the problem. Whatever the solution, flat or the fair tax, the initial rates, until spending is controlled, ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 26, 2013 6:50am
 
 
Fair tax is not fair. Just another progressive tax
system which has a rebate system. Flat tax with no
exemptions is fair.
 
 
Alvin Charmaine  
March 25, 2013 7:44pm
 
 
They do fair tax and im going into the import - export business. The black market opportunities will be awesome. You think the border has holes in it now, just wait till ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 25, 2013 4:53pm
 
 
The proposed fair tax rate is 23 percent and it is
inclusive which equates to about 30 percent added
to each item purchased. In addition, the state and
local tax will ... Read More Read More
 
 
Anthony Gasbarro  
Fairhope, Alabama  
March 25, 2013 12:44pm
 
 
Our federal tax code is broken. There have been more than two changes to it EVERY congressional day for 20 years. It is so complicated that many IRS employees can’t explain ... Read More Read More
 
 
squawk box  
Pandora, Tx  
March 22, 2013 6:55am
 
 
Adding a few thousand to a new car that most people
finance must have the banker smiling.
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 22, 2013 6:44am
 
 
The fair tax rate is 23 percent. Since this is an
inclusive rate, the exclusive would be about 30
percent. Since the tax would be included in the
sale price, state sales ... Read More Read More
 
 
Alvin Charmaine  
March 22, 2013 5:51am
 
 
Im a fair taxer, i support tax reform for all the reasons mentioned.

There are a lot of tax deferred dollars that would get freed up, and automatically hit the ecoonomy, ... Read More Read More
 

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