Gary Johnson on a fair tax system for America

Communities Digital News

…“Simply put, the Fair Tax is a consumption tax, rather than a tax on income,” former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson explains to Communities Digital News. One of America’s foremost libertarian voices, he stood as a candidate for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. He ultimately left the GOP to run as the Libertarian Party’s standard-bearer. Today, Gov. Johnson continues his advocacy for individualist public policy…

Gov. Johnson is far from alone in his support of the fair tax. Dan Mastromarco is an Annapolis-based attorney who has been leading the charge for years on fair tax-related matters. He tells CDN that the fair tax “is revolutionary legislation introduced in the House and the Senate that consigns the income tax it to the cairn of history. The concept is to raise necessary governmental revenue – not from the fruits of our labor – but from what we choose to consume beyond the necessities of life...

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