John Linder On the Fair Tax, Gaming the Current System, and Why the Left Will Finally Get It

Lee, Shelley A.
May 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;May2006, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p20
Academic Journal
The article provides an interview with John Linder, Republican Congressman from Georgia's Seventh District and co-author of "The FairTax Book." Topics discussed include Social Security and Medicare in the United States, whether or not the fair tax benefits the poor, the abolition of the Internal Revenue Service, the effect of the fair tax on accountants and estate planning attorneys, the effect of the fair tax on charitable donations in the U.S., and the reception of the fair tax from corporate executives.


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