Besides, we already have a "Flat Head Tax" in most states. It's called the lottery. It's a tax on stupid people, and it falls unfairly on those least able to afford it.
bob allen wrote: >Howdy David, > >a flat tax would just reward the rich with lower taxes and punish the >impoverished with taxes they didn't have before. The flat tax also will >not address the flight of corporations to tax havens. > >flat tax- bad idea. > >David M. Brockes wrote: > > >>This is why we need a "Flat Tax" system in this country for both Individual >>and Business. 8% to 12% would provide a tax base much more robust than what >>we have today....and most of us would probably pay less, >> >> > >if most of us pay less, then somebody pays more. A 12% tax rate would >mean tax break for the rich; hence, the poor would be paying more for >the rich persons reduction. > > > but certainly > > >>everyone would pay a "fair" share.....and think of all the savings there >>would be from all the "extra" costs currently related to our Tax system!! >>Just IMHO!! >>Dave >> >>-----Original Message----- >>From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] >>[mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of >>[EMAIL PROTECTED] >>Sent: Monday, August 29, 2005 9:51 AM >>To: Biofuel@sustainablelists.org >>Subject: Re: [Biofuel] BP loses money?? Yeah, right. >> >> >>It's all part of the standard multinational corporation planning to move >>the profits to the jurisdiction in which they are taxed least >>(preferably not at all). >> >> >> ><cut> > > > > _______________________________________________ Biofuel mailing list Biofuel@sustainablelists.org http://sustainablelists.org/mailman/listinfo/biofuel_sustainablelists.org Biofuel at Journey to Forever: http://journeytoforever.org/biofuel.html Search the combined Biofuel and Biofuels-biz list archives (50,000 messages): http://email@example.com/