Thursday, March 09, 2006

WaPo: Flat Tax Experiment Proposed in District

Flat Tax Experiment Proposed in District:

By Elissa Silverman
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, March 9, 2006; Page B02

A key member of Congress proposed yesterday to use the District
[Wash. D.C.] as a laboratory to experiment with a controversial approach to federal tax policy.

Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the District, held a hearing to talk about implementing a flat tax on city residents, which would be voluntary. D.C. residents could opt to remain under the current federal tax system...
Hat Tip: Talking Taxes


Blogger Ben said...

DC is in such sorry shape this seems like the perfect place to see if the flat tax could work. It couldnt harm the District.

March 15, 2006 at 12:57 AM  

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