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Flat Tax or Fair Tax?

NavVette Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 7:03 AM
How they spend it would be their business. The point of it is to cover the tax of anything "new" that they might buy for the upcoming year, which they are going to pay no matter what they did with their prebate. If they blow it as most of them most assuredly will, que sera.

I’m at Hillsdale College in Michigan for a conference on taxation. The event is called “The Federal Income Tax: A Centenary Consideration,” though I would have called it something like “100 Years of Misery from the IRS.”

I’m glad to be here, both because Hillsdale proudly refuses to take government money (which would mean being ensnared by government rules) and also because I’ve heard superb speeches by scholars such as Amity Shlaes (author of The Forgotten Man, as well as a

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