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house Bill H.R. 1040

Should Individuals and Businesses Have the Choice of a Flat Tax Instead of the Current Tax System?

Argument in favor

An optional flat tax would dramatically simplify the tax code for Americans who choose to take advantage of it, saving them both time and money.

Argument opposed

Creating an optional flat tax alongside the existing tax code would let the wealthiest Americans pay less in taxes than they currently do, it’s unfair.

bill Progress

  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
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      house Committees
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedFebruary 7th, 2019

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Flat Tax Act

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide taxpayers a flat tax alternative to the current income tax system.