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Old Posted Jan 13, 2015, 6:57 PM
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Originally Posted by lubicon View Post
Nothing wrong with a flat tax, everyone pays an equal share so I don't see a need to change. Progress taxes unfairly penalize those who are successful financially but then that seems to be a Canadian thing so it would not be surprised to see a return to it in Alberta although I hope not.
Simplistic thinking. The flat tax is grossly unfair to those at the bottom of the scale, who put far more of their income into their basic living expenses. People in higher income brackets not only have the advantage of making much more money -- they have so much money that they can use it for investing, savings accounts, etc. to further increase their earnings. But I'm sure I didn't have to tell you that Mr. Successful.
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