Flat Tax Amendment/A Bill of State Rights

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Summary

The Congress shall have no other power to levy or relieve taxes upon the income of the People of the United states than to establish one single rate upon total personal income, one single rate upon business income, and one single rate upon the income of not-for-profit institutions. <section end=Summary />

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Motivation

A complicated tax system is subject to abuse. The IRS has been used as a political weapon against american citizens. A flat tax is more just and equitable. Complicated tax systems constitute a network of hidden and persitent government subsities, which in the whole should be accomplished via some other transparent mechanism, if at all. (Read more...) <section end=Motivation />

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Full Amendment Text

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History

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Attribution

This proposed constitutional amendment is based on the ideas outlined in the proposed legislation in The Hoover Tax Plan.

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