FairTax.org has conducted extensive policy research and commissioned a variety of issue papers on the economic impact of the FairTax on various sectors of industry and individual taxpayers. This work has been conducted in a nonpartisan manner, and the results are made freely available here. We are also providing transcripts of testimony about the FairTax delivered to the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Committee on Small Business.

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A Distributional Analysis of Adopting the FairTax
  In this report, we analyze the distributional effects that would result from the enactment of the FairTax, by determining the static and dynamic effects that the tax would have on income after taxes and on expenditures for both households and individuals when compared to the corresponding appropriate values under current law.

Top Ten Reasons Why Democrats Should Strongly Support the FairTax
  The FairTax meets the entire Democratic tax agenda, starting with progressivity.

Why the FairTax is good for young and low-income families
  The FairTax is the only plan that completely untaxes the poor and also dramatically lowers tax rates on young, low-income families living above the poverty level. And those on fixed incomes for many of the same reasons.

The FairTax benefits seniors
  Senior citizens are becoming a larger portion of the overall population and the overwhelming majority of them are much better off under the FairTax. In 2010, seniors will account for 13 percent of the population.