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Category: Sales Tax

What if taxing wealth was constitutional? Would it be OK to do it?

It’s common phrase that we hear pundits throw around a lot – “Redistribution of wealth.” The phrase has common appeal too, for obvious reasons. For most people, taking something that “belongs” to one person and “giving” it to another seems unjust. But – does redistribution of wealth really happen in in the U.S.? For the…

The Internet Sales Tax

The “Internet Sales Tax” is back in the news. Forbes is talking about it over here. Daily Caller is bringing it up over here. PC World covered it over here. The House is discussing “fixing” the Marketplace Fairness Act (aka the Internet Sales Tax) by collecting sales tax for the state of the seller, not…