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Alexander Snitker on Tax Reform

 


Repeal the 16th Amendment; add Balanced Budget Amendment

Q: What steps do you believe the federal government should take in order to create new jobs and facilitate a strong economic recovery?

A: First, we must repeal the 16th Amendment (income tax) and replace it with a consumption-based system, such as the FairTax. Second, we need a balanced budget amendment to ensure congress ends deficit spending. Third, we need a "one subject per bill" act that prevents budget-busting earmarks.

Source: League of Women Voters 2010 Candidate Questionnaire Aug 11, 2010

FairTax: simple, fair, understandable, & encourages growth

I believe the most important issue I need to address is taxes. I have studied the FairTax and I think this would be the best thing we could do. We should not have a tax system that is so difficult to understand. It should be simple, fair and easy to understand. It should encourage growth.
Source: Campaign website, snitker2010.com, "Issue" Jul 31, 2010

Adopt a single-rate tax system.

Snitker signed the Contract From America

The Contract from America, clause 4. Enact Fundamental Tax Reform:

Adopt a simple and fair single-rate tax system by scrapping the internal revenue code and replacing it with one that is no longer than 4,543 words--the length of the original Constitution.

Source: The Contract From America 10-CFA04 on Jul 8, 2010

Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death taxes.

Snitker signed the Contract From America

The Contract from America, clause 10. Stop the Tax Hikes:

Permanently repeal all tax hikes, including those to the income, capital gains, and death taxes, currently scheduled to begin in 2011.

Source: The Contract From America 10-CFA10 on Jul 8, 2010

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