Critics of the current United States tax code are many and vocal. Two popular alternatives to the current tax code are the flat tax and the Fair Tax. The idea of a flat tax has been around for many years, whereas the Fair Tax is a new concept, proposed in the 1990s. Take our flat tax-fair tax quiz and learn all about them.
An alternative to the current United States tax code is:
the better tax
the new tax
the flat tax
Which candidate supported the flat tax in the 2000 presidential election?
Which of the following factors contributes to the fact that the present tax code is considered confusing for average citizens?
The tax code is very old.
The tax code is very simple.
The tax code is very complex.
Critics of the current progressive income tax system feel that it puts an excessive burden on:
The Fair Tax would tax:
income and sales
The flat tax would tax:
all income at 2 percent
all income at 10 percent
all income at 17 percent
The group, Americans for Fair Taxation, sought to develop a plan for a better:
The Fair Tax would institute a national sales tax on consumer goods. The monthly check that would be sent by the government to defray taxes on necessities is:
Supporters of the flat tax and the FairTax claim their plan will promote:
Under the Fair Tax system of taxation, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) would play _____ role.