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We must remember the 3 “F”’s of a good tax code:

* FIX IT (Make it competitve).

* FLATTEN IT ( Make it simple and understandable ).

* FORGET IT ( Make it permanent ).

All these tinkering around the edges ( 2 years, 3 years, temporary, etc ) will only make it DIFFICULT TO PLAN ahead for businesses and cause more UNCERTAINTY.

No one will think of hiring with uncertainty.

Also, a word about that other term being used — TARGETTED.

That word is code for CRONY CAPITALISM, FAVORITISM and PORK BARREL SPENDING.

No matter how smart you think you are, you simply CANNOT KNOW which sector of the economy will be competitive to meet demand. LET THE MARKETS DECIDE AND STAY OUT !

1 posted on 02/08/2013 7:42:32 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Well the $60 out of my paycheck every 2 weeks sure as crap hurts me! Giving my money so illegals and bums can live for free. I feel great


2 posted on 02/08/2013 7:51:00 AM PST by vpintheak (Occupy your Brain!)
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To: SeekAndFind

It did more than nothing. On the government side it might have done nothing. But there are a whole lot of Low Information voters who just found out Obama lied to them and raise their taxes when their checks shrank.


3 posted on 02/08/2013 8:22:57 AM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: SeekAndFind

Repeal the 16th amendment. Then institute 10% trade tariffs and a NRST of 5%. Watch the economy skyrocket. They only income tax would be the payroll tax for social insecurity an mediscare.


5 posted on 02/08/2013 8:27:40 AM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: SeekAndFind

It may have had no positive impact on the economy, the expiration most definitely IS impacting the economy... It is perceived as a tax increase and has the same impact as a tax increase.


6 posted on 02/08/2013 8:28:07 AM PST by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: SeekAndFind

How about replacing the payroll tax with a 1% national sales tax to fund SS and Medicare.


8 posted on 02/08/2013 8:30:03 AM PST by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The only thing the payroll tax holiday did was add to government insane spending & borrowing. That tax is supposed to help fund Social Security (another out of control federal program) and without the tax, our government just goes deeper into the hole.

The tax holiday didn’t help our sick economy or lack of jobs problem. Short term gimmick fixes are just distractions politicians use to fool us.


10 posted on 02/08/2013 9:17:19 AM PST by RicocheT (Eat the rich only if you're certain it's your last meal)
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To: SeekAndFind

Mmmmmmmmm, Nothingburgersssss, arrrrggggaaaa ...

Homer J. Simpson


12 posted on 02/08/2013 9:50:21 AM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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