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FAIRtax—America’s Big Solution: A Sponsor for the 2016 AMAC Delegate’s Conference
A conference of the Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC) held February 18-20, 2016 in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida provided a perfect backdrop to premiere FAIRtax-America’s Big Solution. Attendance at the conference was limited to those AMAC members active in the Delegate program. The AMAC Delegate program is designed to give AMAC members a voice in Congress through representatives in each Congressional District. More than 100 attendees and guests discussed active political issues including tax reform, Medicare, Social Security, the presidential campaign and many more. Read More.
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Governments and the FAIRtax
One of the questions I am often asked about the FAIRtax is, “Why is the sales tax (FAIRtax) applied to governments?” And, to that, I have a very simple response, “Because every government of the United States pays federal taxes today and the amount of revenues from those taxes must be recaptured with the sales tax in order to continue paying for the expenditures and debts of the Federal Government.” Read More.
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D.C. Report: Momentum Builds for FAIRtax Message
Returning to the halls of Congress was an honor and a privilege for me to represent the FairTax organization! Read More.
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Corporate Income Tax burden swamps Individual Income tax burden for Low- and Middle-income families.
Most people can easily see the advantages of replacing the personal income tax and employee payroll taxes with a national sales tax like the FAIRtax: no more income tax withholding and payroll tax deductions taken out of their paychecks, no more filing of annual tax returns, no need to hire a professional tax preparer, no more onerous record keeping, and so on. The advantages of the FAIRtax also repealing corporate income taxes and employer payroll taxes, on the other hand, are not so obvious. Some question the giving of a tax break to business. After all, business should pay its fair share of taxes. Read More.
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D.C. Report: FAIRtaxers and the Pope deliver messages to Congress
You could feel the excitement on Capitol Hill last week! Pope Francis was at our nation’s Capitol, and Senators and other members of Congress got up earlier than usual in order to catch the bus to the White House, where President Obama was to greet the Pope. Read More.
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D.C. Report: Fair Tax Benefits from Activists’ Support
Thanks to the help of FairTax activists, AFFT Chairman & President Steve Hayes and I had an exciting lineup of meetings on Capitol Hill during our April 28 - 30 trip to Washington, D.C.! Read More.
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D.C. Report: FAIRtax Outreach Beyond Capitol Hill
At the end of October, I experienced another historic week in D.C. with the change of the Speaker of the House from Congressman John Boehner (OH-8) to former House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (WI-1). Read More.
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D.C. Report: The Tax Reform train has left the Station!
We have reached a crossroads on tax reform! And the FAIRtax movement is positioned to take advantage of a two-to-three year window to change the course of history. Read More.
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Chairman’s Report – January 8, 2015
The media, both liberal and conservative, is proclaiming that there will be “tax reform” in 2017. Many Members of Congress, both liberal and conservative, have announced that there will be “tax reform” in 2017. Read More.
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Chairman’s Report – December 18, 2015
Because the FAIRtax does not “pre-tax” consumption like the existing income and payroll taxes do, the shoppers go to the store with not 65% to 75% of their earnings to spend because of withholding, but with 100% of their paycheck except for any state deductions. Read More.
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IRS Loses Hundreds of Criminal Agents as Tax Cheats Take Heart
Tax cheats can breathe a little easier. The gun-toting Internal Revenue Service investigators who send felons to prison are retiring in droves and there’s no one to replace them. Read More.
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Need for federal tax reform
The key debate question is, “What is wrong with the federal tax code and how to fix it?” Read More.
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Court filing shows GAB’s Kennedy asking Lois Lerner if IRS ‘would be interested’
Staff at Wisconsin’s nearly extinct speech regulator misled their board about the agency’s deep involvement in a politically driven John Doe investigation months before the board authorized the probe. Read More.
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Massive IRS Scam Nearly Claims Ivy League Reporter
Her first reaction was relatively logical—”That’s ridiculous,” she said, “I never received any notices.” Read More.
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Momentum Builds to Tax Consumption More, Income Less
The Donald Trump-led Republican presidential field has attracted outsize attention for eccentricity. With less notice, it is also pointing America to a very different tax system. Read More.

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