May 29, 2024

Taxation and Real Fairness

Taxation is inherently authoritarian, but it’s not necessarily unfair. What is unfair is a system in which 2 families with identical characteristics can pay wildly different amounts of tax based on their exploitation of vagaries of the tax code. Similarly, it is unfair for family A to pay 25% of their income in tax when family B pays 2%.


Marc is a software developer, writer, and part-time political know-it-all who currently resides in Texas in the good ol' U.S.A.

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