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An Uncivil Income Tax System

Mn 1st Wrote: Apr 05, 2012 12:34 AM
Never have to file another income tax form for the rest of your life A number for the cost of running the federal government on every cash register receipt Trillions of dollars returned to the U.S. from Switzerland, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, etc. to jump start the economy and restore "Made in America Millions of new jobs that would come from expanding the GDP by 10 percent Taking control from DC and eliminating tax favors for the special few who can afford to play the lobby game An automatic check every month to reimburse you for taxes to be paid on food, housing and medical costs — $564 for a family of four. All that and more with the FairTax
Drik Wrote: Apr 05, 2012 12:14 PM
It's sensible. Which is why Congress would never willing vote for it.
sylvia55 Wrote: Apr 05, 2012 9:25 PM
Herman Cain can get us there!! Also, let's keep pushing it in Congress. It can be done!!

Each year in the United States, an estimated 6.1 billion hours are spent complying with the federal tax code. I'm pretty sure at least half of those hours are spent by me.

With less than two weeks remaining before this year's tax returns are due, I've barely made a dent in my stack of forms, receipts, and instructions. Each year the prospect of doing my taxes looms more daunting and dismal than the year before. Each year I wonder where I'll find the time, never mind the patience, to get it done. Each year's tax ordeal seems to require more...