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Ultimately, businesses do not pay tax. They are tax collectors by proxy, the tax portion of their cost of doing business is passed along, and many hire tax experts to skim off as much as they can. The real tax payers are wage earners and consumers.

Reducing the amount of tax collected from businesses should enable them to reduce prices and be more competitive globally. The commensurate reduction in tax revenue would have to be made up by increasing income and/or sales taxes, or preferably reducing spending. As long our political leaders can continue to obfuscate the tax collection system and keep business as their whipping boy, we will continue to be taxed into oblivion.
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