[ale] Tax software for Linux ... FAIRTAX
jimpop at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 31 13:25:36 EST 2005
On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 12:36 -0500, David Corbin wrote:
> On Sunday 30 January 2005 09:59 pm, Michael D. Ivey wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 30, 2005 at 08:06:27PM -0500, Geoffrey wrote:
> > > >It's tax time again and I'm wondering if anyone knows of any native
> > > >Linux software for preparing and filing.
> > >
> > > I don't think you'll ever get this until one of the big tax boys
> > > (turbotax, taxcut... decide to produce it. There's a lot of work
> > > involved in producing tax forms because of the overly complex tax laws
> > > and associated changes.
> > Would now be a good time to plug FairTax? fairtax.org ... Make April
> > 15th just another day.
> Yes, it would. Why don't you do so... :)
Forget about a fair tax (is their really such a thing?) lets push for
zero personal income tax and only tax profitable businesses as they,
bound by shareholder obligations, are motivated to produce a profit.
Profitable businesses would *save* money by reducing employee
pay/overhead by not having to pay employees money that is withheld for
In all reality the current tax system is a shell game. The Justice Dept
calls it money laundering when private people do what the US Congress
does (on our dime no less).
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