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Advocate says national sales tax is ‘fair tax’

Posted by salestax on September 15, 2006

23-25% intrinsic rate across the board?  Wow, didn’t get that in the other article.  They argue that corporations would also be alleviated from their share of these taxes, thus passing on savings to the customers on end products.  Somehow, I don’t see that happening. 

Those who would see the true benefit, yet again, are the corporate taxpayers and the self employed, who have to bear the burden of the corporate and personal side of the taxes.  I still don’t see this as relief for the average American.  Although, the “pre-bate” idea – meant to answer the regressive tax argument – is an interesting thought.  Read more about this national sales tax idea here. 

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