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The Flat Tax

Richard Armey

The Flat Tax

A Citizen"s Guide to the Facts on What It Will Do for You, Your Country, and Your Pocketbook

by Richard Armey

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7569068M
ISBN 100449910954
ISBN 109780449910955
OCLC/WorldCa34539890

A flat tax is the hot new political ticket. Or is it? In its purest form, one tax rate for all is simple, but there's that nagging fairness issue. The flat tax is a proposal for fundamental tax reform that would replace the income tax system with a consumption tax, to be collected by levying a flat-rate tax on businesses and individuals. This article begins by explaining the Hall-Rabushka flat tax. It then discusses how to evaluate the effects of adopting the tax, its implications for economic efficiency and growth, and the .

  The Estonian flat tax is now down to 24 percent and will drop to 20 percent by , and Lithuania is in the process of lowering its 33 . of income for the tax on that item for each class, multiplied by the Colorado average income value for each class. 7 The total state collections for drivers licenses was divided by the total number of filers, yielding a flat fee across all income classes.

Michael Evans made the case for the flat tax in his Truth About Supply-Side Economics (); Robert Hall and Alvin Rabushka have made it twice in their book-length treatment of The Flat Tax ( and ). Libertarians, many of whom get their economics from the Austrian school and eschew the Republican label, also tend to favor a single rate. PwC Indonesia Indonesian Pocket Tax Book 1 Corporate Income Tax Corporate Income Tax Tax rates Generally, a flat rate of 25% applies. Public companies that satisfy a minimum listing requirement of 40% and other conditions are entitled to a tax cut of 5% off the standard rate, giving them an effective tax rate of 20% (refer to page 69).File Size: KB.


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Guess again, says Steve Forbes, in his important new book Flat Tax Revolution. In fact, countries around the world have freed their taxpayers to do just that—and we can too with a simple flat tax that will slash tax rates, spur economic growth, and put the IRS out of business.4/4(45).

The host of radio's The Neal Boortz Show, syndicated in nearly two hundred national markets, Neal Boortz is the author (with Congressman John Linder) of the New York Times bestsellers The FairTax Book and FairTax: The Truth, and author of The Terrible Truth About has been nominated twice for the National Association of Broadcasters' Marconi Award and Cited by: 1.

The Flat Tax book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This new and updated edition of The Flat Tax—called the bible of the f 4/5. The FairTax Book is a non-fiction book by libertarian radio talk show host Neal Boortz and Congressman John Linder, published on August 2,as a tool The Flat Tax book increase public support and understanding for the FairTax plan.

Released by ReganBooks, the hardcover version held the #1 spot on the New York Times Best Seller list for the last two weeks of August and Author: Neal Boortz, John Linder.

A flat tax (short for flat-rate tax) is a tax system with a constant marginal rate, usually applied to individual or corporate income.A true flat tax would be a proportional tax, but implementations are often progressive and sometimes regressive depending on deductions and exemptions in the tax base.

There are various tax systems that are labeled "flat tax" even though they are. While any tax system with flat rates could be called a flat tax, the name is usually reserved for a system developed by Robert Hall and Alvin Rabushka in Their flat tax is really a two-part VAT: All value added except wages is taxed at the business level and wages are taxed at the individual level at the same flat rate but with an.

Back inSteve Forbes proposed a 17% flat tax plan in his book, “Flat Tax Revolution.” In his proposal, everyone received an exemption: $13, for adults, $17, for single mothers, and $4, for dependents.

A family of four wouldn't pay taxes if they made less than $46, His plan ended the estate tax and the Alternative Minimum Tax. The adjustment for determining the amount of income tax withholding for nonresident alien employees doesn't apply to a supplemental wage payment (see section 7) if the 37% mandatory flat rate withholding applies or if the 22% optional flat rate withholding is being used to calculate income tax withholding on the supplemental wage payment.

In his new book, Flat Tax Revolution (Regnery, ), which is subtitled Using a Postcard to Abolish the IRS, Steve Forbes pulls no punches when describing the federal income tax code: A monster of a system. Abominably, appallingly confusing. A multi-headed hydra of countless brackets, deductions, and exemptions.

Flat tax is a system that applies the same tax rate to every taxpayer regardless of income bracket. Typically, a flat tax applies the same Author: Julia Kagan. Affordable and fast online tax research. Having the most up-to-date tax information at your fingertips is critical.

Find information fast, with well-written and easy-to-understand explanations and examples. Save time and money. Start Ship Date: Brand: TheTaxBook. This new and updated edition of The Flat Tax sets forth the flat-tax plan developed by Robert Hall and Alvin Rabushka, senior fellows at the Hoover Institution, who believe it is the most fair, efficient, simple, and workable plan on the table.

TheTaxBook is the #1 fast-answer tax publication in America. Our publications provide fast answers to tax questions for tax practitioners. America's federal income tax code is a horror of incomprehensible complexity, corruption, and opportunity-killing provisions.

Meanwhile, our competitive position in the world economy is being threatened and undermined by a worldwide wave of tax simplification. Nations -- such as Russia, Hong Kong, Romania, Lithuania, and Slovakia -- who are instituting simple, low-rate Flat Tax /5(8).

THE FAIRTAX BOOK Saying Goodbye to the Income Tax and the IRS. By Neal Boortz and John Linder. Illustrated. Regan Books. $ FLAT TAX REVOLUTION Using a Postcard to Abolish the IRS. Second edition of publication covering recommendations for the introduction of a flat tax system in the USA.

The book's objective is to persuade the reader that a low, simple flat rate income tax is the best possible replacement for the current federal income tax. On Decemthe authors of The Flat Tax proposed replacing the federal income tax with a low, simple, flat tax in an article in the Wall Street Journal.

That article, titled "A proposal to simplify our tax system," displayed the iconic postcard that became the flat tax's symbol, meaning that an individual or business could file a.

People don’t like a flat tax because a true flat tax impacts taxpayers disproportionately even though the tax is proportionate. For example, let's assume a tax rate of 10%. For a household Author: Kelly Phillips Erb. My flat-tax proposal calls for a 17% tax rate for all, with generous deductions for individuals and families (a family of four would owe no.

Tax Guide to U.S. Civil Service Retirement Benefits: Publication Jan U.S. Tax Treaties: Publication Sep Oct Tax Highlights for Persons With Disabilities: Publication Jan Bankruptcy Tax Guide:. This new and updated edition of The Flat Tax—called "the bible of the flat tax movement" by Forbes—explains what's wrong with our present tax system and offers a practical alternative.

Hall and Rabushka set forth what many believe is the most fair, efficient, simple, and workable tax reform plan on the table: tax all income, once only, at a.The Tax Reform Revolution: "The Four Approaches to Tax Reform-Flat, USA, National Sales, and Value-Added-All Are Variations on the Same Theme.

All Would Shift the Base of Federal Taxation from Income to Consumption While Simplifying the Process of Complying with Tax Law." By Weidenbaum, Murray L USA TODAY, Vol.No.January When most people hear “Flat Tax,” they usually think a tax system with one, flat tax rate on all income.

They also imagine a tax system with little or no deductions or credits. While this is a possible way to design a flat tax, it is not what makes a flat tax a flat tax.

The key to a flat tax goes beyond its rates. The key is that it is a.