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Flat Tax: How it Works and Why It’s Good for U.S.

This Center for Freedom and Prosperity Foundation video featuring Dan Mitchell of the Cato Institute shows how the flat tax would benefit families and businesses, and also explains how this simple and fair system would boost economic growth and eliminate the special-interest corruption of the internal revenue code.

If you’re getting frustrated completing your tax returns for 2009, note the easy-to-fill-out postcard-size tax forms that would be a key feature of a flat tax. It reminds me of the very first IRS Form 1040, which was a one-page tax form with two pages of simple worksheets, and one page instructions for a grand total of only four pages, view it here.

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