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    FICA payroll tax; our most regressive tax.

    FICA payroll tax; our most regressive tax. Shifting a portion of FICA payroll tax to a federal sales tax. Medicare is available to almost all of USA’s elderly and Social security retirement is available to almost all of USA’s elderly that were employed in the USA. No one can foretell...
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    The federal minimum wage affects ALL wage and salary rates.

    The federal minimum wage affects ALL wage and salary rates. I am among the proponents for annually adjusting the federal minimum wage rate to stay abreast with the purchasing power of the U.S. dollar. (That is being done for Social Security retirement benefits. It has been working well for...