Originally Posted by Swanman
As funny as it sounds, the flat tax would be regressive for the working poor. It has to be with people at very low income levels spending a large portion of their income on bare necessities. If the flat tax kicks in after a certain low income level, I would be on board.
But will never happen for a while.
Progressive moment is still too strong. Social engineering approval ratings are too high.
I expect after next financial collapse that other tax options may be explored.