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Subject:  Re: FairTax Date:  9/27/2012  4:45 PM
Author:  inparadise Number:  116690 of 121569

Why would a national sales tax require a constitutional amendment?

Because IIRC it is the 16th Amendment that allows the federal govt to tax income, but does not include the right to tax sales. The Federal gov't is limited as to what it is allowed to tax.

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