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Added by Jim Bennett on December 29, 2014 at 10:15am — No Comments
Please welcome our newest State Director, Donald L. Overman, of New Hampshire. Don's leadership will be particularly valuable in an area where the FairTax has been dormant.
Although Don is the newest member of our group, he is one of the original advocates of replacing the Income Tax with a consumption tax. Don has been part of this effort since his college days, and he…Continue
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Rob Woodall, Chief of Staff to retiring Congressman and FairTax sponsor, JohnContinue
Linder, GA-07, has just been declared the winner of his Republican primary
runoff election, in Georgia's Seventh Congressional District. Woodall soundly
defeated his second-place rival from the earlier Republican primary, Jody Hice.
FairTax Regional Director, Phil Hinson, says that the winner of the Republican
primary is likely to become the next Congressman in this heavily…
Added by Jim Bennett on August 10, 2010 at 8:45pm — No Comments
Here is a little bit of FairTax History and Lore. There were Democrats on the original legislation.
The FairTax was first introduced as the National Retial Sales Tax Act of 1997 by Congressman Dan Schaefer, R, CO-06, on June 19, 1997 in the 105th Congress as H.R.2001. John Linder was one of the original co-sponsors.
There was a related bill, H.R.1325, which had the same sponsor and same title, all of its 10 co-sponsors (including John Linder) in common,…Continue
One of the misstatements of which many of us FairTax-ers are guilty is the claim that the VAT is a hidden tax, and the FairTax is not. I attach (see discussion) a copy of my hotel bill from a recent trip to Germany, in which the VAT is clearly broken out. The only German you need to know to read the bill is that the German word for VAT is "Mehrwertsteuer," or "MwSt" abbreviated. The rest is numbers.
The 4 breakfasts and the telephone calls of 53.20 Euros were…Continue
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