The Center for Freedom and Prosperity (CF&P) today applauded Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) for introducing legislation that would repeal the most economically destructive and privacy violating provisions of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Read more
I often argue that we need to preserve tax competition and tax havens in order to limit the greed of the political class. Without some sort of external constraint, they will over-tax and over-spend, creating the kind of downward economic spiral a Read more
Art Laffer has a guaranteed spot in the liberty hall of fame because he popularized the common-sense notion that you can’t make any assumptions about tax rates and tax revenue without also figuring out what happens to taxable income. Lot’s o Read more
The Center for Freedom & Prosperity submitted comments to the House Ways and Means Tax Reform Working Groups calling for repeal of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Read more
Apparently Learning Nothing from the Fannie Mae-Freddie Mac Disaster, the Obama Administration Wants to Subsidize Banks to Make More Dodgy Loans
The Obama Administration is proposing to once again put the economy at risk by subsidizing banks to give mortgages to people with poor credit, even though we’re still dealing with the economic and fiscal damage caused by the last episode of government housing subsidies! Read more
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The Center for Freedom and Prosperity (CF&P) today applauded Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) for introducing legislation that would repeal the most economically destructive and privacy violating provisions of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).
- CF&P to Congress: Tax Reform Must Include FATCA Repeal
- Center for Freedom and Prosperity Condemns New OECD Assault on Tax Competition and Fiscal Sovereignty
- CF&P President Andrew Quinlan Calls for Resistance to FATCA at 36th Annual Conference on the Caribbean and Central America
This Center for Freedom and Prosperity Foundation brief video explains how the current tax system is deeply flawed and argues that either the flat tax or the national sales tax (sometimes known as the Fair Tax) would be a substantial improvement over the current internal revenue code. However, the video warns that a sales tax should only be adopted if the Constitution is amended to prevent politicians from imposing both an income tax and sales tax, similar to what happened in Europe.
- There Are too Many Bureaucrats and They Are Paid too Much
- The Economic Case for Tax Havens
- The Laffer Curve, Part II: Reviewing the Evidence
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This article appeared in The Washington Times.
Opponents of tax competition have long argued that the need to combat tax evasion justified aggressive and counter-productive policies designed to eviscerate tax competition, financial privacy, and fiscal sovereignty.
The issue of taxing powers and direct funding has become an important issue because international organizations are challenging the contribution model and pushing for independent sources of revenue.