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#325 The Ever Changing Income Tax
Imagine that there are two minutes left in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl and your team is down by four points. You need a touchdown to win the game. You have the ball, third and nine on your opponent's 30 yard line. Your quarterback completes a pass to the tight end for a ten yard gain. Read More.
#324 Americans Overseas and the FAIRtax
Most people, including many FAIRtax volunteers, don't realize that the United States is the only country in the world with citizenship-based taxation as opposed to residency-based taxation. As a result, American citizens living abroad are taxed by both their host country and the American IRS. It's a really complicated situation that often leads people to renounce their American citizenship. Read More.
#323 The History of Taxation
The income tax as we know it today was implemented in 1913. That mean that no one in today’s workforce has known any other system of funding the Federal government. People just assume that the income tax is the only way to do it because it’s the only way they’ve known. And of course, the politicians in DC are all too happy to reinforce that idea in people’s minds. Read More.
#321 Correcting the Critics
We’re always happy when people write articles about the FAIRtax. Keeping the FAIRtax in the public discussion is critical to getting it passed. Unfortunately, authors who aren’t really familiar with the FAIRtax often get things wrong. Read More.
#320 FAIRtax 101 - Part 2
After their weekly look at congress.gov, the Guys continue their exploration of the FAIRtax FAQ published at fairtax.org. Read More.
#319 FAIRtax 101 - Part 1
After several weeks of pointing out all the absurdities, inefficiencies, fraud, abuse and incompetence associated with the income tax and the IRS, the FAIRtax Guys get back to the basics of the FAIRtax. Read More.
#318 You Might Be a FAIRtax Fan
I’ve been a stock car racing fan all my life, but I didn’t know it until my dad took me to my first stock car race.  There’s no doubt that millions of Americans are FAIRtax fans and don’t know it because they haven’t been introduced to the FAIRtax and don’t know about all the fantastic things it will do for them. Read More.
#317 They Threw Away What??
We’ve all heard the horror stories about the mess at the IRS. We’ve heard how many of their printers and copiers don’t work because they’re out of ink. We’ve heard about how old and unreliable their computer system is, and we’ve heard how multiplied thousands of refunds have been delayed as the agency deals with a massive backlog of unprocessed returns. Read More.
#316 Walle's World the FAIRtax vs. Inflation
Unless you’ve been a coma for the past twelve months, you’ve no doubt noticed that inflation is back in the American economy at a level that hasn’t been seen in forty years. As the inflation monster hungrily gobbles up more and more of our purchasing power, people are desperately searching for a weapon to slay the monster with. Read More.
#314 Electing FAIRtax Candidates
Unless you have a mountain of campaign cash to contribute to a politician, it can be really hard to get that politician’s attention and convince him/her to support the FAIRtax. Read More.
#313 They Just Never Learn
It’s been said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. For decades criminals and fraudsters have demonstrated just how easy it is to defraud the IRS. Read More.
#312 It Costs HOW MUCH!!
The income tax system imposes a crushing burden on the American people above and beyond the actual taxes people owe. Americans spend a staggering amount of both time and money doing all that’s necessary in order to comply with an ever-changing and ever-increasingly complex tax code. Read More.
#311 Gas Pains at the IRS
In their regular look at congress.gov, the FAIRtax Guys uncovered HR 7271, the “Putting Gas Money Back in Your Pocket Act”. In reviewing some articles on the subject, they discovered that there are actually several different proposals to reimburse the American people for the extra money they’ve had to spend at the gas pumps in recent months. Read More.
#310 More IRS Meddling in Your Business
You wouldn't put up with it for an instant if your mother-in-law tried to tell you how much of your own money you can put away for your retirement, or how much you can withdraw from your savings. Read More.
#309 The IRS Is A Failure
Any way you look at it, the IRS is a failed institution. Millions of tax returns go unprocessed delaying refunds for millions of taxpayers. Phone calls go unanswered. Jobs go unfilled. Antiquated equipment doesn’t work, and tax evasion is running rampant costing the government nearly $1 trillion a year. Read More.

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