An important thing to remember is that the fairtax replaces the income tax.
In order to understand why the fairtax taxes government consumption, we need to first understand how government collects taxes from government's spending under present income taxes. To simplify the discussion, imagine a group of people on an island. Every year, each chips in 22% of his income to pay for things important to the group.
One year the…Continue
Added by Keith Reynolds on June 11, 2009 at 1:01am — No Comments