Americans For Fair Taxation


"In fact, the best thing we could do on taxes for all Americans is to simplify the individual tax code." - Barack Obama

New Video Release Update

FairTax: Fire Up Our Economic Engine is a blockbuster new-release video guaranteed to rally viewers around replacing America's tax system with the FairTax

FairTax Video Ad Made in USA

Chronicling a young college graduate’s return home, unemployed and in defeat, this four-minute saga exposes how the Federal income tax has eroded the American economy and puts forth the FairTax - a solution as brilliant as it is simple. 

This video, produced by Americans for Fair Taxation, is due for mid-August release. Watch for launch details at!

Caption Contest Winners and Laughs!

We're amazed! 

Our first caption contest received over 1,000 submissions in one week!

Across our nation and in Washington, FairTaxers are known to be knowledgeable and passionate but the contest to caption this photo had us laughing too!

Man with huge book

Congratulations to our winners! They'll receive  signed copies of each of the three FairTax books here

Winner - Most 'likes' on Facebook:

"Gimme a minute. I know it's in here some where..." - Okey Spaulding

Winner - Staff Pick:

"Don't bother - Congress hasn't read it either." - Chris Painter ‎

Honorable Mentions:

The U.S. Tax Code: No Satire Required - Tanya Schmidt McClanahan 

Fantastic, I only have 68,493 pages to go to make sure I'm fully compliant with the law! - Eric Christian Morgan 

Become a tax accountant they said, it will be easy they said. - Dennis Janelle Weesner 

Instructions for completing the 1040A (short form) for 2030. - Linda Heilman

A nation bound to tyranny. - Ryan Nielson 

This is the tax code... No wonder we're broke! - Allie Alyssa Davis

Finally through the table of contents... still nothing fair in here... - Austin Gelder

Directory 1 of 100, US tax code - Matt Hilburn 

This gives a new meaning to the saying read 'em and weep. - David Kearns 

The Current Tax Code = The Worlds Dumbest Slinky Toy - Andrew Rutter

‎"How can anyone think THIS is better than the FAIR TAX? Anyone? Anyone?" - Ken Rainoshek 

Can't wait until the Kindle gets a terabyte hard drive! - Casey Rochefort

‎Recycle the old IRS code. Build a monument to stupidity with it. - John T. Webb 

If this is the book on the current tax law, I wonder how long the movie's gonna be? - Tom LeJeune Jr 

The IRS version of torture: death by 73,608 paper cuts. - Brian Tucker

‎"That first part there is just the list of acknowledgements to special interest groups. THIS is the part that says we can audit you.” - Andrew Rutter

The IRS tax code: the real cause of global de-forestation. - Barry Wood 

The Tax Codes: Cliffnotes - Ryan Bekkum

Share the FairTax Picture of the Week!

Grant Swanson truck

Grant Swanson is a volunteer District Director in Louisiana who does more than talk to people about the FairTax. His truck shares too! You can share this picture here.

The August FairTax Webinar 

With Special Topic: What You Can Do To Support the FairTax and Get Involved

When: Thursday, August 23, 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, 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

Link for August 3, 2012

Featured Video:

The FairTax and Tim Geithner

The FairTax and Tim Geithner

 Ways to Engage:

- Contact Congress

- Engage and get updates on Facebook

- Follow us on Twitter

- Find a local leader

- Distribute handouts

- Get FairTax gear

- Send an e-card

- Join FairTax 2012

- Contact the media

- Get FairTax graphics

- Understand basics

FairTax Fact:

The current federal tax code and its regulations are over three million words long so you might never know you're a criminal! The FairTax bill before Congress is only 131 pages long.

Featured Paper:

Good for taxpayers, businesses, economy

The FairTax: Good for taxpayers, good for businesses, good for the economy


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