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.
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