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The Ultimate Flat and Fair Tax Quiz
by Staff
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?

  • Ralph Nader
  • George Bush
  • Al Gore

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 poor
  • the wealthy
  • the homeless

The Fair Tax would tax:

  • income
  • income and sales
  • 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:

  • tax system
  • government system
  • congressional system

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:

  • a prebate
  • a rebate
  • a retrobate

Supporters of the flat tax and the FairTax claim their plan will promote:

  • shoplifting
  • tax evasion
  • economic growth

Under the Fair Tax system of taxation, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) would play _____ role.

  • a minor
  • a major
  • no