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Section A: General News

Letter: ‘Fair Tax’ is a fraud




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August 14, 2013 | 1378 views | 11 comments

Editor:

I am a retired CPA, with no financial interest in any tax system. . . .

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Stephen Eldridge  
Cosby, TN  
September 6, 2013 11:59am
 
 
To: ChiefNoTell

Their deceptive rate has bee set at 30% (they look at the sames numbers cock-eyed and call it ONLY 23%).

The problem is that it'd is really 37.5 (with ... Read More Read More
 
 
Stephen Eldridge  
Cosby, TN  
September 6, 2013 11:54am
 
 
To: retiredinlavernia,

No only do you NOT get credit for any Income Tax you paid on those funds (and will pay full FT when you spend those those funds, but part of the ... Read More Read More
 
 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
August 24, 2013 10:01am
 
 
How is the "Fair Tax" "Fair" to the millions of citizens like myself who have no, or very little, income and live off of the money we made in the ... Read More Read More
 
 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
August 24, 2013 8:16am
 
 
Stephen......I agree that the fair tax would be a
redistribution of wealth and an enhancement to our
current welfare system. The opportunity for fraud is
limitless. When ... Read More Read More
 
 
Stephen Eldridge  
Cosby, TN  
August 24, 2013 8:01am
 
 
To Prairie Grouch & Begi;

Prairie Grouch - the FT doubles down on Refundable Tax Credits in that today they are paid only too those who WORK but the FT's Prebate ... Read More Read More
 
 
Stephen Eldridge  
Cosby, TN  
August 24, 2013 7:54am
 
 
To: Fred Walker

Sorry, Fred, it is YOU who don't understand the FT.

First, the FT is MORE WELFARE and the FT proudly announces that. You obviously don't understand ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 15, 2013 3:40am
 
 
Most low income persons pay no federal income taxes so
the fair tax would eliminate the EITC which can run
over five thousand dollars each year. Trading the lack
of a ... Read More Read More
 
 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
August 14, 2013 6:32pm
 
 
Like Prairie said. :)
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 14, 2013 6:27pm
 
 
BEJI.....I THOUGHT YOU WOULD KNOW THAT WCN IS READ
ALL OVER. I SAW THAT ON A BILL BOARD LOCATED ON HWY
181 A WHILE BACK.
 
 
Beji Amhoudi  
La Vernia  
August 14, 2013 6:16pm
 
 
Does it strike you as odd that a guy from TN sent a letter, and a guy from NC is a subscriber to rebut it? I mean, we're a rural county far from either. ... Read More Read More
 

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