Let your Missouri Ways and Means Committee know you support House Joint Resolution 36, Missouri's opportunity to pass the fair tax at the state level. According to the Americans for Prosperity Foundation in "Keeping Missouri Competitive," economic growth from 1990 to 2006 ranks second from last when compared to the gross domestic product growth of its border neighbors (Arkansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Illinois). In addition, our population growth is slower than the national average. Finally, our job growth is second from last when compared to our border neighbors. We have an opportunity to change these statistics by attracting industry to our state. We must eliminate individual and corporate income tax. We are competing in a national and global market for revenue markets that continue to shrink almost daily. We have to be able to offer the better mousetrap to businesses looking to relocate or start up in tax-friendly states.
LETTER: Tell the Missouri General Assembly to support fair tax
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