The FairTax Restores The Relationship

Between Citizens & Government

by Ken Hoagland

The most compelling virtue of the FairTax, the national retail sales tax designed to replace the income tax system, may be that it turns every consumer in the United States into a "stakeholder" who will finally pressure politicians to limit spending.

Advocates for the legislation--which Washington loves to hate--rail against the destructive effects and unfair application of the income tax system. They point to trillions of dollars of private investment that are expected to flow into the United States with elimination of corporate and capital gains taxes. They love the idea of illegal immigrants and the entire underground economy joining the tax base. And they like the idea of a simple, visible tax on consumption that makes April 15th just another day and which frees desperately needed economic activity from the destructive effects of taxes...





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