Monday, April 30, 2012

Myths of Tax Fairness

Former U.S. Comptroller General David M. Walker, who is now CEO of the Comeback America Initiative, released April's "Myth of the Month" video, focusing on our tax system. Everyone talks about the need for our tax system to be fair. However, the debate often centers on whether the rich are paying their "fair share", or whether it's fair that a significant portion of Americans pay no income tax at all. There are actually two other elements of fairness that get lost in the rich vs. poor debate.

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