More than a billion dollars a year is spent lobbying the tax code. Washington lobbyists are so successful as tax lobbyists that the hallway outside the House Ways and Means Committee room is called, “Gucci Gulch” because of the expensive shoes typically worn there. Tax committee staff and retired or defeated members can see six and seven figure “signing bonuses” when they move from Capitol Hill to a “K St” tax lobby firm. The FairTax end this corruption by closing all the loopholes.
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