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Replace All Federal Taxes on Income with the Fair Tax Act , HR 25

POPVOX Top 20: January 2015

Here are the bills and proposals that POPVOX users weighed in on with Congress in January. 

  • #1 Fair Tax Act (HR 25)

    "To promote freedom, fairness, and economic opportunity by repealing the income tax and other taxes, abolishing the Internal Revenue Service, and enacting a national sales tax to be administered primarily by the States," according to the bill summary. Repeals the income tax, employment tax, and estate and gift tax. Imposes a national sales tax on the use or consumption in the United States of taxable property or services. Sets the sales tax rate at 23% in 2017, with adjustments to the rate in subsequent years. Allows exemptions from the tax for property or services purchased for business, export, or investment purposes, and for state government functions. Prohibits the funding of the Internal Revenue Service after FY2019. On POPVOX: 2,028 Support | 106 Oppose

    Action in the 114th Congress: Introduced on the first day of the Congressional session, 1/6/2015.

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