The Victory Tax Is Defeat

September 1942
New Republic;9/21/42, Vol. 107 Issue 12, p335
Focuses on proposals to levy a victory tax which is a compromise among various proposals such as collection at the source, general sales tax and compulsory savings. Criticism of the sales tax; Views that enactment of the bill into law amounts to defeat for principles of democracy; Condemnation of the sales tax on grounds that it bears most heavily on those who can least afford it; Comparison of the victory tax with other types of taxes like the sales tax and income tax; Opinions that it is the worst type of tax.


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