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Clay Higgins on Tax Reform

 

 


Eliminate the IRS; introduce 15% federal sales tax

I support the elimination of the IRS completely and the introduction of a 15% federal sales tax. Each individual state is perfectly capable of collecting and forwarding collected federal sales tax revenue quite efficiently. A federal sales tax (AKA the "FairTax") would immediately give every single person in America "skin in the game". Everyone would be invested in America. Everyone would participate in the funding of our Federal government. Every citizen would find themselves controlling their own money and taking advantage of market competition to shop wisely with more money in their pockets to spend.

What about exemptions? Yes, I would support exempting food and medicine from federal sales taxation. I would also support exempting a citizen who has been honorably discharged from the military [after 6 or more] years. I would also support an exemption for ALL of our once revered elderly. At some point in life --maybe 67 or 68--the nation could say "enjoy your golden years tax free."

Source: 2016 Louisiana House campaign website CaptainHiggins.com , Dec 10, 2016

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