Letter to the Editor: Real tax reform
BY Tony Leach, Oklahoma City
Sunday, January 13, 2013
1/13/13 at 8:16 AM
Now that people have seen their taxes go up (regardless of promises made, they went up) can we start talking about real tax reform?
I don't know about you but I'm tired of Washington and indeed the state having its hands in my pocket before I even get to see my paycheck.
What if we had to pay taxes out of our own pocket every time we got paid? How quickly do you think people would get mad and demand change? Withholding is by design to "take the pain away" because if we had to do it ourselves, we'd not let it stand. So why do we let it stand now?
Any real resolution to our problems will put power in the hands of the people when it comes to their tax bill.
Anything that lets the income tax remain and leaves the tyrannical IRS intact is nothing short of pointless.
The FairTax is the only plan that puts power squarely back in the hands of the people, fully funds all the programs that so badly need fixing yet allows the economy to grow and puts more money back in the pockets of everyday Americans who so desperately need it. What are you waiting for America? Please speak up, make your voices heard and demand a real solution, not more politics.
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