REAL Change starts by changing our state tax system.
Here in Michigan, the legislature has enacted the Michigan Business Tax [MBT] as a response to ending the Single Business Tax [SBT] (a gross receipts tax). Our goal is to inform Michiganders about a proposed Michigan FairTax alternative that would both simplify, and stimulate, Michigan's business / jobs climate in, we believe, a dramatic fashion.
The Michigan FairTax will REPLACE the income tax and current sales tax, with a consumption tax (sales tax at point of retail sale). This means that no more state tax will be withheld from Michigan wage-earners' paychecks. What's more, every Michigan resident-family will receive a monthly "prebate" check, in amount based on family size. This will ensure that NO Michigan family will EVEN BEGIN paying the MI FairTax on goods / services unless, or until, they exceed poverty-level spending.
Under the FairTax plan, points of collection are reduced to retailers many of whom are already collecting sales tax. Because service providers must account for income tax withholding and compliance costs, their prices carry a hidden tax which will become visible under the MI FairTax. (The MI FairTax EXCLUDES business-to-business purchases as this would, again, hide the cost of taxation in prices.)
Because of the "prebate" (advance rebate calculated as .0975 x $ [poverty level per family size]) to ALL Michigan-resident households, the MI FairTax rate would effectively be 0% on all monthly family spending to the poverty level, thereafter it's 9.75%. A reasonable average effective rate, inferred, would be around 5.5% (see p.2 of pdf brochure).
Please, join our email list to learn how you can help advance the Michigan FairTax.
Made popular by the federal FairTax bill (H.R. 25, which was either co-sponsored or otherwise endorsed by several 2008 presidential candidates), this approach to taxation reaches across the political spectrum
Why the FairTax idea is right for America's working families.
Mike Gravel (D), "If the rich liked the FairTax, why aren't they supporting my campaign?"
Mike Huckabee (R), "FairTax most important way to transform economy."
Ron Paul (Libertarian R), "Though not a co-sponsor of FairTax bill, I'd vote for it."
-------- The income tax scheme was enacted the same year as the Federal Reserve. The intended purpose was to ensure that "the banksters" would get their interest payments. A more efficient mechanism was introduced when Economist Milton Friedman (of all people!) suggested that income tax be withheld in 1943 (only for the duration of WWII). The politicians would NEVER let go of this. They get theirs FIRST. When I learned that Minister Farrakhan was educating his followers as to the history of the Federal Reserve and the income tax, I garnered new found respect for him:
-------- We'll admit that Minister Farrakhan is a controversial figure. But, how about the former Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund? He is calling the Federal Reserve owners (though indirectly) by their actual status titles: OLIGARCHS! Here he discusses his doubts as to the U.S. Treasury Secretary's ability to move against their control:
Bill Moyers' asks Simon Johnson, "Can Treasury Sec. Geitner break from the monied elites?"
Johnson (former Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund) replies, "I'm worried."
MOYERS: "Are we chumps?" JOHNSON: "The financial system is playing us for chumps. The bank[st]ers think we're chumps." If we consider ourselves to be bright and enterprising entrepreneurs, we best not be "chumps." What ACTION will YOU take now that you've been informed that, in reality the game of free enterprise is really a slave-driven process whereby your need for bankers' credit will always be greater than your ability to amass debt-free capital? Join the effort to start by benefitting gov't as we benefit ourselves and our families.
Comment Wall (9 comments)
You need to be a member of StartUp to add comments!
FEW THINGS IN THIS WORLD EXCITE PEOPLE MORE THAN MONEY.. We are a team of excited people
Start earning money in days, not months or years.YOU can be one of the 3% that ACTUALLY MAKE MONEY
FINALLY a company that gives back. Stop hopping from home biz to home biz. Here is a great opportunity.There is not another company on the market that offers so much.
We receive all of this for only $10 a month
-Web Site and Tracking hardware.
-Free Training and Coaching
-Keep 100 of your commissions.
-Get Paid Daily
-Leverage your way into making 6 figures
-No hidden fees or quotas
-THIS IS NOT MLM OR CASH GIFTING
Thank you Daar,
I appreciate you taking the time to attend the Webinar and especially appreciate you passing the info on to others.
To be perfectly honest I was disappointed in the meeting. I knew they were going to make a special offer to become a member, but I was of the understanding they were going to talk about the new products and services, especially the myceo360 which is very innovative.
Good luck with your fight to change the tax code. I have always believed that a "fairtax" type of system was the best way to go.
I know that most of you are already involved in promoting your own business, i am looking for people who want to get into a business. if you already have one, i would like to know if you will book your travel through me. answer the question below.
am asking you to take a look at my websites and see if you would be interested in the business. if not i ask that you bookmark my TRAVEL BOOKING site for when you do need to book a room,flight,cruise,rent-a-car,send flowers or anything dealing with travel. if you are going to book anyway,might as well book from a friend. we have the same room,same seat on the plane,same cruise boat,same rent-a-car. so why not use a friends site,nothing to buy,just book your travel through me. please send this message to all of your friends on here. any question call me at 903-806-1951 or e mail me at email@example.com.
PLEASE REPLY AND LET ME KNOW. BUSINESS INTEREST YES or NO-----------BOOKMARK TRAVEL YES or NO
Welcome to the network!! My company is Pre-Paid Legal Services Inc. We specialize in Identity Theft Risk Management and Legal Services. I look forward to learning more about you! Hopefully we can network together.
My Name is Dr. Shashikarshe, the Chief Executive Director for our 501(C)3 non-profit organization providing comprehensive counseling services to youth on a national level.
As the Chief Executive Director, I am destined to "Revolutionize Cyberspace For Non-profit Fundraising" for our Organization. www.BlackDiamondTravelUnlimited.ws; Gold Package, www.BlackDiamondCrownJewel.com; Platinum Package.
Our objective is to weave one of our products, Travel Packages, into the business marketplace while at the same time building a team of professionals and experts that will assist our organization in positioning our fundraiser venue wherein it will grab the attention of the reading eyes, and the listening ears.
Our “Business Packages” have motivational sceneries and history making venues that matches the needs of our prospects. Whether it is for long-term business meeting, or a short-term pleasures trip, our resort packages will be pleasurable.
Wow! I have friends and associates in Michigan and I will refer them to you. Also would like to know how we can get a movement like yours started here in Ohio...sounds like a real help with the tax burden all of us are experiencing.
I would be pleased to add you as a friend. Please don't hesitate to ask if there is anything that I can do to help you grow your business. This is a great community, and I'm certain you will get some great ideas, tools and friends here.
Are you interested in multiple streams of income? If you are, I can show you how to have a nation wide business that pays you every time people use energy.
If you’re not looking for a business, I would love to have you as a customer. I market natural gas in Georgia, New York, Ohio & Michigan and electricity in Texas & New York for the largest independent provider of energy in North America (ranked as the 6th fastest growing company in America by Entrepreneur Magazine this year). Go to my profile to find out how I can help you on your energy costs or learn about our other five money saving products. We offer home warranties, healthcare, legal services, credit restoration, shopping discounts, personal assistant, computer repair and much more.
Again, welcome aboard…let me know if I may be of service.