Chairman Reports

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Chairman’s Report - August 10, 2018
One area of attack of the FAIRtax from Swamp supporters is regarding health care. The claims are the FAIRtax will add even more burdens on people who are sick. This is patently false. The following analysis was prepared by Karen Walby, Ph.D., Director of Research, Americans For Fair Taxation, and provides the truth. Read More.
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Chairman’s Report - April 6, 2018
THE IRS IS AUDITING A LOT FEWER AMERICANS–PERCENTAGE OF INDIVIDUAL TAX AUDITS FALLS TO LOWEST LEVEL SINCE 2002 Read More.
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Chairman’s Report - March 16, 2018
It is related that after the Titanic hit the iceberg, the Titanic band continued to play and some elegantly dressed people who could not get on a lifeboat listened and applauded. Most of the Members of Congress seem to think that if they just keep bowing to the Swamp and passing out crumbs to us they can ignore the debt abyss into which our country is rapidly descending. Read More.
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Chairman’s Report - February 1, 2019
There’s a new idea floating around the Senate: Taxing an individual’s wealth, not just their income. Our Chairman, a former tax attorney, discusses this new wealth tax in this week’s Chairman’s Report. Read on! Read More.
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Chairman’s Report - February 1, 2019
There’s a new idea floating around the Senate: Taxing an individual’s wealth, not just their income. Our Chairman, a former tax attorney, discusses this new wealth tax in this week’s Chairman’s Report. Read on! Read More.
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Chairman’s Report - January 26, 2018
On January 24, 1965, Winston Churchill died at the age of 90. He was in the public eye from a very young age because of his reporting from South Africa about the Boer War and being captured and then escaping his captors. It is also because the first of his 43 books was published in 1898. Read More.
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Chairman’s Report - January 11, 2019
The wall on the southern border is all over the news lately. This week’s Chairman’s Report looks at the cost per taxpayer - and it isn’t as simple as you think. What do the numbers say? Will the wall save taxpayer dollars or not? And how does the FAIRtax figure in? Read on… Read More.
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Chairman’s Report - December 14, 2018
What do the Yellow Vests protesting in France have in common with taxation in the United States? It might not be what you think… Read More.
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Chairman’s Report - October 26, 2018
Citizens or subjects? You might be surprised to learn how America’s tax system defines you… Read More.
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Chairman’s Report - June 29, 2018
Next week we celebrate the time 242 years ago that the Declaration of Independence was issued. Many Americans believe that the American Revolution was a revolt supported by a large majority of people living in the colonies. This was not true. Instead of overwhelming support, many residents of the colonies were openly against the revolution. These opponents were called Loyalists or Tories. Read More.
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Chairman’s Report - May 25, 2018
When the FAIRtax is explained to many audiences, it is easy to see people thinking of the impact on their family if items were increased in price by 23%. Since most in the audience are on a budget, the prospect of suddenly paying that much more is very concerning… Read More.
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Chairman’s Report - November 22, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving from Americans for Fair Taxation! The swamp is certainly celebrating the holiday. Here’s why… Read More.
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Chairman’s Report - June 15, 2018
Over the years, I have met and often been on panels with many economists—some Nobel Prize-winning economists. Almost all these men and women were personable and treated me with reasonable deference as they dismissed my arguments about the advantages of the FAIRtax over the present income/payroll tax system. Read More.
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Chairman’s Report - August 3, 2018
All of us know that there are many reasons to pass the FAIRtax and we don’t need to list them here. However, in this the world’s greatest economy we have a growing crisis. According to a national survey conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of CareerBuilder: Read More.
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Chairman’s Report - February 23, 2018
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall made many decisions which were objected to by the sitting Presidents and Congress. One of these was relating to a Georgia law that affected the Cherokees. Marshall’s 1832 opinion, supported by a majority of the court, invalidated the law and ordered a person imprisoned under the law to be released. Read More.

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