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Peter Konetchy on Tax Reform

 

 


Oppose progressive taxation

Q: Do you oppose or support the statement, "Make taxes more progressive"?

A: Strongly oppose.

Source: E-mail interview with OnTheIssues.org on 2012 Senate race , Aug 15, 2011

Replace IRS with excise tax and tax on states, not people

In 1913, the ratification of the sixteenth amendment allowing a tax on income dealt two major blows against personal liberty. First, it provided the government with an unlimited source of revenue to fuel its lust for power. Second, , the full force of the federal government could be unleashed, via the IRS, against individuals who dared to question its policies.

The tax system is no longer designed to simply fund the government. It's designed to control.

Most people recognize that the current Income tax system is wrong. A few alternatives have been suggested including the Flat Tax and/or a National Sales Tax, but both would fail. The problem lies in the fundamental flaw of allowing the federal government to directly tax individual.

The framers of the constitution wisely chose to fund the government through Indirect taxes, consisting of "Duties, Imposts, and Excises" If additional funding was required, the original constitution provides the ability to directly tax the states.

Source: 2010 Senate campaign website, peterkonetchy.com, "Issues" , Sep 2, 2009

2016-17 Governor, House and Senate candidates on Tax Reform: Peter Konetchy on other issues:
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Abdul El-Sayed
Gretchen Whitmer
Jennifer Granholm
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Gary Peters
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MD-4:Brown(D)
MD-8:Raskin(D)
NH-1:Shea-Porter(D)
NJ-5:Gottheimer(D)
NV-3:Rosen(D)
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NY-3:Suozzi(D)
NY-13:Espaillat(D)
PA-2:Evans(D)
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VA-4:McEachin(D)
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