Special thanks go to Michigan FairTax Activities Director, Bob Burt, who organized the bus trip of 31 supporters - from high school students to senior citizens - to Washington, D.C.
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The FairTax in the News
Toward an equitable
tax system – FOX
…The time has come to replace this punitive tax system,
which seeks to appropriate a portion of our income with a tax system that
collects revenue on positive economic activity only. In that way, legislators
would be less inclined to pass laws that inhibit economic growth or penalize
success. Their actions would have a direct impact on the amount of revenues
In July 1999, a conservative congressman from Georgia named
John Linder introduced the FairTax proposal (HR 25)…
It offers Americans the option of opting out of taxable
activity without inhibiting economic activity. It also fairly distributes the
burden of supporting government across everyone who reaps the benefits of our
society, everyone who chooses to purchase something new without regard to the
source or amount of the customer’s income or other personal information…
Gingrey: ‘The fair
tax would ensure that all citizens are treated equally’ – Examiner.com
…Today, those in Congress who support the FairTax H.R. 25,
gathered for a Tax Day press conference in the front of the U.S. Capitol…
After the press conference, Republican Congressman Phil
Gingrey of Georgia’s 11th district stated, “Today, I addressed this very issue
of tax reform alongside Senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson and my
fellow co-sponsors of H.R. 25: The Fair Tax.”..
“One of the boldest tax reform bills in Congress, the fair
tax would ensure that all citizens are treated equally. Our out-of-control tax
code must be reformed to stimulate economic growth,” said Gingrey.
The April FairTax Webinar
With Special Topic: The Impact on the Sale and Manufacturing of New Goods
When: Thursday, April 26, 2012
Time: 8 pm Eastern, 7 pm Central, 6 pm Mountain, 5 pm Pacific
Where: At your personal computer, anywhere!
Why: To provide an interactive forum for people who cannot get to local meetings to learn about the FairTax and to present special topics that are frequently misunderstood or not generally discussed.
Who: Join Marc Manieri, webinar producer and host from Orlando, Florida. In their fourth year now, Marc’s webinars draw national participation from seasoned FairTax supporters as well as those just getting introduced to the FairTax.
Join: To participate, register here and watch for the confirmation email. For more information contact Larry Walters at firstname.lastname@example.org.