Study Materials for Fiscal Policy:









Progressive Tax
Why it is good: http://blogs.marketwatch.com/encore/2012/05/18/high-tax-rates-for-the-wealthy/
Why it is bad: http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/higher-tax-rates-rich-wont-increase-revenues

Flat Tax
Why it is good: http://www.heritage.org/research/factsheets/2012/01/the-new-flat-tax-encourages-growth-and-job-creation
Why it is bad: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052970204358004577032311610518008


9-9-9 Tax
Why it is good: http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2011-10-01/politics/35279437_1_tax-code-sales-tax-reform-plan
Why it is bad: http://www.nbcnews.com/business/cains-9-9-9-tax-plan-simple-most-will-simply-1C7101141


Value Added Tax
Explanation: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/11/business/11vat.html
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/12/11/business/economy/vat-graphic.html?ref=business
Why it is bad: http://www.moneynews.com/StreetTalk/Robert-Reich-Value-Added/2010/04/22/id/356577


FairTax
Why it is good: http://www.fairtax.org/site/PageServer?pagename=HowFairTaxWorks
Why it is bad: http://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2012/08/22/why-the-fair-tax-will-fail/



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