FAIRtax Friday

Tax Reform Hearing Took Center Stage on Capitol Hill This Week
Fundamental tax reform took center stage on Capitol Hill this week, and as always, I was eager to have the conversation. I was privileged to testify on the FairTax before the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Tax Policy, as well as share the good news with Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady’s Tax Reform Idea Task Force. What some may not know is that there’s a great deal of consensus in Washington and across the country that America desperately needs fundamental tax reform – in particular, reform that is consumption-based. It’s that consensus that leads us to these vital conversations and ultimately to implementing the lasting solutions we need. Read More.
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.
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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