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The planned to fix the tax code.
Making his GOP race explode Herman came getting heat from Republican hopefuls for his plan to cut taxes across the board.
And implement a national sales tax but while other candidates jump all ugly on the plan McCain's poll numbers are jumping.
Bestselling author Neal Boortz says that's because Americans simply liked the idea that's -- their tax structure and starting over -- on the.
All of they don't like it they love it since -- the fair tax book about six years ago I have talked.
To tens of thousands of people about a wholesale reform of our tax code of getting rid of the sixteenth amendment.
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They are tired the average household 57.
Hours a year to comply with the tax code that's almost a week and a half of work.
300 to 500 billion dollars a year.
Depending upon the calculation in just compliance.
Costs for the tax code.
And you have an IRS out there that can -- your bank account on -- whim spy on your every financial activity.
People are tired of this trust me I've talked to -- right date and Herman -- is the only candidate out there.
That's offering a wholesale reform of our tax -- -- I don't know voters are responding.
Right -- I covered the IRS for about ten years have actually testify full disclosure prefer congress about reform of the IRS as a journalist and I -- I am a journalist.
-- just here to report the facts.
Nothing is happening in covering the IRS the IRS themselves don't like it that congress takers with it every year because it makes their job tougher they don't wanna be leaning and putting levies on.
But I innocent people and that's what happens with the system.
And the irony is they've been you know that congress is drilling loopholes into -- tax code to favor political interest.
And at the same time they're turning the IRS -- -- America's New Zealand mass confusion if you listen Heritage Foundation go ahead -- Well that's that's a very good point and then we have all the people on K street how do they earned her three and 4500000.
Dollar salaries for the most part.
The lobbyist earn their salaries by using our laws to -- our tax code.
To have -- for the benefit of specific clients.
Here's an -- point.
In all of the book signings all of the speeches all of the seminars I've had on tax reform.
Do you -- -- I've never had.
An accountant walk up to me and say we need to keep the system the way it is yeah and has never -- accountants.
-- basic you know I have a lot better things to do for my clients.
Of the Atlantic tax for the tax code as the 21 century pork barrel I mean you make an important point there an -- and -- -- to -- -- annoying to as Russia got a flat tax and we're still stuck with this.
Monstrosity but that getting back to -- 999 program.
That his plan some would say are at a national sales tax but how are you gonna stop that.
For being corrupted too they gonna stop his income tax from being corrupted by congress as well.
Well it's going to take and I hope we're getting more of this citizen awareness.
People paying attention to programs such as jurors may be turned off.
The sport shows every once in awhile.
And as Herman -- said last night.
A super majority of congress to do anything with the tax code.
If you need a two thirds vote of the congress to raise a tax to or as the Democrats like to say.
To seek more revenues.
Right and that is really -- can be -- tough nut to crack.
Yet yeah so that's compelling -- in here that very interesting stuff.
Neal -- you're always terrific it's always a pleasure to have you on thank you so much thanks largely.
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