Talking Point Responses: Hitting a Nerve on Taxes

Forrester, Daniel; Howe, Kenneth; Boone, Dave; Arkema, J. R.; Hultstrom, David; Gasparik, David
July 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Jul2006, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p14
Academic Journal
The article contains readers' views on the May 10 article "10 Questions," which was the focus of an online discussion about a fair tax in the United States. A reader points out the amount of internal revenue that is lost in federal spending on special projects and through loopholes in the tax system. The URL is given for information on the fair tax proposal that is being considered by Congress. Other topics include a progressive consumption tax, the definition of "investment" for tax purposed, and the idea that taxation is an incentive.


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