On the eve of the last convention this year, This is a POV on the economic topic that neither side is addressing, and that is a shame.
posted on 08/29/2004 7:21:24 PM PDT
To: det dweller too
To: det dweller too; Taxman; Principled; Bigun; EternalVigilance; kevkrom; n-tres-ted; Poohbah; ...
Fair Tax Act of 2003 (Introduced in House)
`SECTION 1. PRINCIPLES OF INTERPRETATION.
`(a) IN GENERAL- Any court, the Secretary, and any sales tax administering authority shall consider the purposes of this subtitle (as set forth in subsection (b)) as the primary aid in statutory construction.
`(b) PURPOSES- The purposes of this subtitle are as follows:
`(1) To raise revenue needed by the Federal Government in a manner consistent with the other purposes of this subtitle.
`(2) To tax all consumption of goods and services in the United States once, without exception, but only once.
`(3) To prevent double, multiple, or cascading taxation.
`(4) To simplify the tax law and reduce the administration costs of, and the costs of compliance with, the tax law.
`(5) To provide for the administration of the tax law in a manner that respects privacy, due process, individual rights when interacting with the government, the presumption of innocence in criminal proceedings, and the presumption of lawful behavior in civil proceedings.
A Taxreform bump for you all.
If you would like to be added to this ping list let me know.
John Linder in the House & Saxby Chambliss Senate, offer a comprehensive bill to kill all income and payroll taxes outright, and provide a IRS free replacement in the form of a retail sales tax:
A bill to promote freedom, fairness, and economic opportunity by repealing the income tax and other taxes, abolishing the Internal Revenue Service, and enacting a national retail sales tax to be administered primarily by the States.
Refer for additional information: http://www.fairtax.org & http://www.salestax.org
posted on 08/29/2004 8:32:55 PM PDT
(Equality, the French disease: Everyone is equal beneath the guillotine.)
To: det dweller too
posted on 08/30/2004 1:02:00 PM PDT
("Maryland Politics, where there'll be plenty of time to vote Democratic after you're dead")
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