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Section A: General News


Letter: Replace income tax with FairTax




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April 10, 2013 | 14,202 views | 19 comments

Editor:

Have you completed your 2012 income tax form(s) yet? How long did you spend gathering all your receipts needed to prepare your income tax return? If you prepared your own tax return, how much more time was required? If you engaged a professional tax preparer, how much did it cost you?

Just complying with the income tax is a real burden. Doesn’t this bother you just a little bit?

In a FairTax White Paper written by Karen Walby, Ph.D., and revised in 2012, one finds for every $4 paid in income tax by individuals it costs the taxpayer $5. For businesses it’s even worse; it costs the business $143 to send $100 to Uncle Sam. A staggering $431 billion annually is wasted just paying our tax bill. And the mental anguish for months and lost sleep; it’s so unnecessary.

If the income tax was replaced with the FairTax, the government receives the same tax money, we don’t waste $431 billion annually, no tax return forms to complete, and April 15 becomes just another nice spring day.

Yes, we can have this. Call and email your representative and senators; tell them you want the income tax replaced with the FairTax.

GLEN E. TERRELL

Arlington
 

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Stephen Eldridge  
Cosby, TN  
May 5, 2014 8:50pm
 
The “Fair Tax” is a Fraud – we need a 10% “Tithe” Tax! I am a retired lifetime tax consulting professional (JD, LLM in Taxation, CPA, co-author of a 3 volume tax treatise, lecturer), with no financial stake in ANY tax system. ... More ›

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
April 16, 2013 8:45am
 
Everybody pays fair tax.....but all will be reimbursed and lots will end up paying nothing. Paleface speak with forked tongue.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
April 15, 2013 3:11pm
 
Sounds like the biggest entitlement programs ever foisted on the citizens of this nation. On welfare, no problem, Uncle Sam will send you more to pay your fair tax.

 
Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
April 15, 2013 2:12pm
 
Concerning the HR 25 Rebate, Please go here..... http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c113:H.R.25: Once there, scroll down to Chapter 3 This chapter of only 10 pages (as stated in an earlier comment below) addresses ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
April 15, 2013 12:49pm
 
The homeless will certainly enjoy their upfront rebate. An extra 214.00 monthly.

 
Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
April 15, 2013 10:45am
 
In case you experience a 'broken link/page not found' to the 1913 1040 form, do this: 1) www.irs.gov 2) scroll to the bottom of the page 3) go to 'Learn About IRS' 4) scroll down and click on 'More' 5) a page change ... More ›

 
Michael Abbott  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
April 15, 2013 10:32am
 
Prairie and Harold(and to whom it may concern), An interesting historical fact today...... 100 years ago the Titanic sunk. "They' said it could not sink. Here are other things that happened that year: 1) 16th ... More ›

 
Harold  
Equatorial Guinea, West Africa  
April 15, 2013 4:32am
 
Michael, Dont get me wrong, I would LOVE a fair or flat tax to be implemented, I just dont see it on the horizon. I was very exited to hear so much tax reform talk early in the last election process but it died off after Cane ... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
April 14, 2013 4:10pm
 
Waiting for a rainy day, Prairie??? Might be a while! :(

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
April 14, 2013 3:45pm
 
Michael....As I age, the more that I search the web, the more I neglect planting my garden and other productive chores. I have a couple of articles about the Fair Tax bookmarked. Who knows, I might wait until the bill passes ... More ›

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