A single tax rate that applies to everyone obligated to pay the tax. Sales taxes are flat taxes. There have been proposals to substitute a flat tax on income for the current graduated tax, which taxes higher incomes at a higher rate. Proponents argue that the flat tax is fair and simple. Opponents view it as a bonanza for the wealthy.
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Have you tried to access the research that your tax dollars finance, almost all of which is kept behind a paywall?
His life as a man is built around health insurance and tax services.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Luckily enough I have this dedicated flat that is just along from my house that I go to every day.
There were stomachs, taut and flat, but also undulating bellies, soft and bloated from the breakfast buffet.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Cocaine busts, tax cheats, and bribe-taking, born-again Christians: Welcome to the political scandals of 2014.
Why not have sought out the pure white lime-rocks of the flat country, or the grey granite of the hills?
Then the roof itself, with its gables and dormer windows, softly folded itself flat down upon the top of the house, out of sight.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
Instead of writing slander and flat blasphemy, they propose to draw it, and not draw it mild.
There is no other way but fresh blood for it is sheer human nature to feel flat after an effort.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
The hills disappear some miles above this city, and henceforward to the sea all is flat and tame as a marsh.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley