Fair Tax Bill

The Fair Tax Bill was first introduced in July 1999 and was re-introduced in early 2003 by U.S. Representative John Linder. The Bill repeals all federal personal income taxes, corporate income taxes, payroll taxes, self-employment taxes, capital gains taxes, gift taxes and estate taxes. In place of the repealed taxes, there would be a 23% national retail sales tax on all retail sales of new goods and services. Let us explore some of the elements of the Fair Tax Bill.