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A new tax system

Dear Editor:I’m absolutely delighted the idea of a straight-across-the-board sales tax has finally made its way into the public consciousness. We the citizens of the United States of America can change our laws whenever we wish, so: 1. Abolish all present taxes; 2. Collect a 10 percent sales tax on everything sold – no exceptions, nor are any taxes collected under any other name; 3. These monies would go to the IRS, because they are already established; 4. Local, state and federal government would obtain their essential working capital from the IRS; 5. Whatever monies we the people don’t cause to be used, by not littering our highways, keeping ourselves out of jail, etc. would be refunded in the same exact amount to each of us citizens, no exception, even those who are incarcerated. The idea is for each American citizen to be equal under the law, absolutely!!Eloise IlgenCarbondale

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