#380 - Another Armed IRS Raid
A couple weeks ago, FAIRtax Power Radio reported on an IRS raid where a gun store owner was met by armed agents who confiscated thousands of names and addresses of people who had bought firearms at the store. Read More.
#379 My Data is Safe – NOT
For over a century, the government has been collecting sensitive personal and financial data on people in order to collect an income tax. And for over a century, the government has been assuring people that their sensitive data will be held in the strictest confidence. The law says it’s a felony to disclose a taxpayer’s confidential data without permission. Unfortunately, that hasn’t stopped people’s data from being hacked, leaked or otherwise disclosed to people who have no right to have it. Read More.
#378 - When is the Due Date?
In another dazzling display of competence and accuracy, the IRS recently sent out thousands of payment due notices with the wrong due date. Because of a number of natural disasters in California, people in some California counties have been granted an extension from April 18 to October 16 on when their 2022 taxes are due. Imagine their shock and surprise when the IRS sends them a notice that basically says “pay up now”. Read More.
#377 - Responding to Some Insane Attacks
In the vast majority of cases, people arguing against the FAIRtax aren’t arguing against the FAIRtax as it’s written. They’re arguing against their perceptions of the FAIRtax, which in many cases, are rooted in a lack of understanding about the FAIRtax. In extreme cases, the perceptions and allegations raised against the FAIRtax are so farfetched that they rise to the level of intellectual dishonesty and fear mongering. Read More.
#376 Are Americans Taxed Unfairly?
You’ll have to look long and hard to find someone who thinks that the American income tax system is fair. Most are convinced that they are paying too much while others are not paying enough. One thing is certain. The 70,000 plus pages of the tax code are chock full of loopholes, exemptions and favors that some people get and others don’t. Read More.
#375 The IRS vs. Small Business
Small business is the heart of the American economy. According to the Small Business Administration, small businesses account for 99.9% of the total number of businesses in the country and employ 47.1 % of the total US workforce. Read More.
#374 We’re Making Progress
The FAIRtax is in the best position it’s ever been. Speaker Kevin McCarthy has promised that the FAIRtax will get a vote in the House this session. That will let every voter in America see whether his/her Representative in Congress favors getting rid of the income tax and the IRS or keeping it. Read More.
#373 - Unintended Consequences
We’ve seen this movie several times before. A candidate runs an attack ad portraying a FAIRtax supporter as someone who wants to raise your taxes by a gargantuan amount. Unfortunately for the candidates running such and ad, when their blatant dishonesty is exposed, there are usually rather severe unintended consequences. Read More.
#372 - Democrats should love the FAIRtax
The FAIRtax has always been a non-partisan idea. You don’t have to subscribe to a particular political ideology or belong to a particular party to appreciate getting a bigger paycheck, never having to file another tax return and getting a tax refund every month. Read More.
#371 We Told You So
Not long ago, FAIRtax Power Radio did a series of programs on how FAIRtax opponents would distort and misrepresent the FAIRtax to make it look as bad as possible. Read More.
#370 The FAIRtax and Small Business
Small business is the heart of America. Businesses employing less than 20 people account for 90% of all US employers and employ over 20 million people. Clearly, what’s good for small business is good for America. Read More.
#369 - Who Ya Gonna Call
In a concession to the Freedom Caucus, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has agreed to bring the FAIRtax to a vote in this Congress. Still, in order for that to happen, HR 25 must be voted out of the House Ways and Means Committee before there can be debate and a vote on the floor of the House. Read More.
#368 More IRS vs. the Little Guy
A non-partisan data research group at Syracuse University had documented a phenomenon that we all knew was happening. Read More.
#367 - Billions of Reasons to Pass the FAIRtax
The IRS is slated to get billions of dollars in new funding, but what will our money buy us? Better customer service? Maybe. Read More.
#366 FAIRtax Basics – Part 2
This week, the FAIRtax Guys continue their look at some of the basic fundamentals of the FAIRtax. Read More.

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