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Gary Johnson’s executive style: Put issues
first, politics last to get good government – All
…Johnson reiterated his
support for the Fair Tax and directed people in the audience to www.fairtax.org to
learn more. Johnson promised that as president, he would advocate for a
complete scrapping of the current U.S. tax code, going so far as eliminating
the I.R.S. and ending payroll withholdings. In place of today’s tax system
would be a 23 percent consumption tax – dubbed the “Fair Tax” by its supporters
-- on all new goods and services.
The consumption tax would be
offset by what Johnson terms “prebates,” monthly $200 checks for every
American. The annual sum of $2,400 would offset the cost of the consumption tax
up to the poverty level, currently calculated at $10,800 for an individual and
$22,350 for a family of four…
Gary Johnson Leaving GOP for Libertarian Party - Newsmax
...He wants to abolish most taxes and replace them with a 23 percent federal sales tax that he describes as the “Fair Tax.”
“It does away with the federal income tax, it does away with business and corporate tax, it does away with the IRS, it does away with withholdings. It makes American goods and services 23 percent more competitive and in a zero-corporate tax rate environment.“
If the private sector does not create tens of millions of jobs with a zero corporate tax rate then there is nothing we can do for the private sector to make that happen.”..
The December FairTax Webinar
With Special Topic: The FairTax Effect on Education
December 22, 2011
Time: 8 pm
Eastern, 7 pm Central, 6 pm Mountain, 5 pm Pacific
Where: At your
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Why: To provide
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Who: Join Marc
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