Entries by Cynthia Canevaro

Congressman Yoder: “A bold proposal”

The Internal Revenue Service admitted in a 2012 report that Americans waste around $168 billion and 6.1 billion hours every year trying to comply with the tax code. At over 4 million words, the code is a lengthy nightmare and thousands of jobs are lost as individuals and small businesses must waste precious resources paying […]

IRS: Legally Blind…Literally!

“One should judge a man mainly from his depravities. Virtues can be faked. Depravities are real.” – Klaus Kinski The last two years have once again provided the American people with great illumination into the arrogant, deceitful and nefarious ways in which the IRS treats the hardworking citizens who pay their tab. Hardly a day, […]

Got Purpose?

“Light yourself on fire with passion and people will come from miles to watch you burn.” – John Wesley In my prior professional career, one of the jobs I enjoyed the most was serving the company’s executive leadership as a 360°, leadership feedback coach. 360° feedback is a human resources tool in which employees and […]

Florida Senate urges Congress to Repeal the Federal Income Tax by Rudy Treml

“The current income tax system requires individual taxpayers to prepare annual tax returns using many complicated forms, causing innocent errors that are heavily punished.”  This is an excerpt from Senate Memorial 118, adopted by the Florida Legislature during its 2014 session and sent to Washington, D.C., urging Congress to eliminate the Internal Revenue Service. It’s […]

Washington Meets the FairTax

“The secret to change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Dan Millman Nowhere is change more evident than in Congress right now where farewell receptions are in full swing, movers are readying offices and K Street is aggressively courting outgoing Members and staff. […]

So Long 113th Congress – Hello 114th

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” – T.S. Eliot On Tuesday, Rep. Paul Ryan (WI-1) succeeded Rep. Dave Camp (MI-4) as the new Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means. This powerful committee […]

FairTax Launches ‘Mega Mall’!

“I do most of my shopping online. It’s just convenient for me.” – Lauren Conrad Let the mad rush of shopping begin – you’re not worried – you’ve got FairTaxRewards.com! Retailers have begun previewing their Black Friday deals and promoting holiday shop-till-you-drop. And grocery stores are brimming over with Thanksgiving “must haves” like pumpkin pie filling and bags […]

Washington Called — Literally!

“When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them…”  – The Declaration of Independence One of the great things about the people of this country is that they will send a message to Washington, D.C. when they believe that a change in […]

UnFair the Movie – FairTax Hits Theaters on October 14, 2014!

“He that can have patience can have what he will.” – Benjamin Franklin On Thursdays, Facebook fans have adopted a growing ritual affectionately known as “Throw Back Thursday.” Users post their favorite remembrances from the past – a childhood picture, a tattered piece of high school memorabilia, news clippings of a place where the locals once […]

IRS: Spinning A Cover-Up?

“Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration.  But as time goes by, what is true is revealed.”  – Ismail Haniyeh In May of 2013, the IRS targeting scandal began to unfold after Lois Lerner leaked that the IRS targeted certain conservative groups and individuals for special treatment […]

One Million Strong, Rocking DC!

“Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” – Vince Lombardi Leadership guru Ken Blanchard said, “The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.” That’s an interesting concept when thinking about how best to advance the FairTax®. Certainly, Congress has […]

Two Blockbuster IRS Annoucements

Yesterday, in a blockbuster announcement, Thomas Kane, Deputy Assistant Chief Counsel for the IRS, wrote in a sworn lawsuit declaration that former IRS senior manager Lois Lerner’s now infamous BlackBerry was “removed or wiped clean of any sensitive or proprietary information and removed as scrap for disposal in June 2012.” The magnitude of lies, deceit […]