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Runaway debt, flat taxes & voter apathy

Don Quigg

Runaway debt, flat taxes & voter apathy

a troubling mix

by Don Quigg

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Published by Outskirts Press. in Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political planning -- United States,
  • United States -- Economic policy,
  • United States -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesRunaway debt, flat taxes and voter apathy
    StatementDon Quigg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC103 .Q54 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 132 p. ;
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24019210M
    ISBN 101432741780
    ISBN 109781432741785
    LC Control Number2009927890
    OCLC/WorldCa463312886

      Topics: The ultimate way to reduce your taxes, Tyrone (San Francisco, CA) is trying to figure out if he should stop investing to save for a house down payment, Steve (IN) asks if America's finances are going to collapse, Malia (Tonga) has no savings and needs help, Kelly (San Francisco, CA) has $90k in back taxes to pay, The dream list.   The Flat Tax Through The Decades As Rick Perry unveils his flat tax plan, we take a look back at the history of the flat tax, from Abraham Lincoln to Steve Forbes to La Porte Office West H St. Suite C La Porte, TX Houston Office Regency Square Suite Houston, Texas Phone: () Fax:


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Runaway debt, flat taxes & voter apathy by Don Quigg Download PDF EPUB FB2

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