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Would you support an Amendment to totally replace federal income tax with a national sales tax?


Please be specific and detail the reasons for your choice. National Sales Tax as I define it, is a tax similar to the existing State Sales Tax. It has all the same objections and benefits as those state taxes. The 1% are taxed at hi marginal rates, but this is totally offset by the advantages that they get from the Internal Revenue Code. The Middle Class can't effectively use the IRC because they are mostly wage earners. I think a 10 to 12% NST wb sufficient as it won't include FICA. The IRS could be severely downsized. Income Tax has privacy, and constitutional infringement issues,

 

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    bradmasterOCcal 22 months ago

    Apply the same rules as exist for state sales tax.