The Flat Tax: Why It Won’t Work for America

February 12, 2014 - Comment

On the surface, the concept of a flat tax sounds good-it would simplify tax preparation and lower most people’s taxes. However, according to Scott E. Hicko, a flat tax would increase taxes for the average worker and destroy the American dream. Under such tax legislation, the super wealthy would pay less tax while the nations’s

Buy Now! $136.17Amazon.com Price
(as of 5:50 am GMT - Details)

On the surface, the concept of a flat tax sounds good-it would simplify tax preparation and lower most people’s taxes. However, according to Scott E. Hicko, a flat tax would increase taxes for the average worker and destroy the American dream. Under such tax legislation, the super wealthy would pay less tax while the nations’s working class sould carry the nation’s tax burden. First introduced in the 1970’s, the flat tax concept will continue to be debated as the government seeks ways to streamline, says Hicko. And, most people do not understand the realities of it. The Flat Tax: Why it Won’T Work for America is the first book to outline the negative impact a flat tax sould create on the American economy.

Product Features

  • Used Book in Good Condition

Comments

D. W. MacKenzie says:

Apologist for Waste and Parasitism The idea that the Flat tax can’t work for America is indefensible. Europe has a VAT tax, many states have sales taxes, and the US functioned with revenue tariffs for much of its history. There are many ways to finance the operations of government, and no one method is indispensable. Some methods are less onerous than others.The Federal income tax code is needlessly complex. There is no practical need for the many thousands of pages of tax regulations and exemptions. These measures…

Harry Schuihmacher says:

Hicko has motives 0

"ildiko" says:

A cynical defense point of view Hicko defense the current tax system of USA in a very cynical and rough way. The book takes you through in his myths based on the proposed new flat tax system by Alvin Rabushka, Dick Armey, Robert Hall, Robert Eisner and Herbert Stein. However, you will have moments during reading when you can laugh about his viewpoints of defense. Before you read the book, it might be better being at least a bit familiar with some other books, like: Robert Hall, Alvin Rabushka, The Flat Tax; and/or Dick Armey,…

Write a comment