Viewpoints: Letters / Opinions
RE: Oppressive Tax Code
By Stephen Eldridge
January 18, 2017
Yet again, Propagandist Joe O'Hara trots out the same old FAIRtax (H.R. 25)garbage, in a new trash bag.
Yes, TODAY's Income Tax IS oppressive, but the FAIRtax is not at all the way to remove that yoke from our necks - a truly flat Income Tax would solve the problem BEAUTIFULLY.
Also, O'Hara leaves the reader to assume that BigSolutions.org is an independent expert. It is not - it is simply the same old FAIRtax lobby group that has been trying to sell this garbage for 18 years.
H. R. 25 was just reintroduced in the new (115th) Congress with the smallest number of Co-Sponsor "supporters" (not really) in years. Recall that even FORMER Co-Sponsor Kevin Brady, upon his elevation to Ways & Means Chairman, said that it would be a good idea if we were starting from scratch, but it impossible to reach from where we are today" (in other words, "it stinks").
For a summary of the FAIRtax's fatal flaws, see
Received January 17, 2017
- Published January 18, 2017
About: "I am a retired tax lawyer/CPA, author, lecturer, who has studied the awful FAIRtax extensively - see sceldridge.wix.com/sceldridge"
Oppressive income tax code By Joe O'Hara
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