Section 1.Congress may levy no tax against a person's labor or business income


Abolish the SLAVE TAX mongers

If it is wrong to SLAVE TAX 100 percent of the labor form 25 percent of the people, why is it right to SLAVE TAX 25 percent of the labor from 100 percent of the people?

If it is wrong for the white man to vote to tax all the black man's labor (slavery). Then is it right for all the black men to vote to tax the white man's labor.

Neil "The Dread" Scott


This section addresses the key objective of Article 28 abolishing the federal income tax. Firstly it is important to note there is no economic reason to have a federal income tax.

But in addition to that there is the injustice of the income tax. After all what was Americas original sin slavery. That was a system designed to take the labor of one person and transfer it to another. But even if you disagree with the prior then let's remember that the income tax was only to soak the rich and it would be simple.

The problem with taxing an individuals labor is it leads to sloppy governance. It is the only form of taxation where leadership can continue to reap the rewards without good governance. If leaders fail they simply increase the rate and the reach of the labor tax. By contrast all other taxes require some proof of performance. Sales taxes for example require an atmosphere conducive to consumption. Fees require a desired product while fines require the payee to break some rule.

But above all if one feels the government is failing in its obligations one can simply avoid paying taxes by just saving. Without a labor tax saving gives the citizens an additional voice by depriving the state of funds.

Also since commerce is the collective labor of individuals this section would ban any taxes on the income of businesses.

Finally this section would separate the cost of producing consumer goods and services from societal costs (i.e. Quality of Life costs reflected in taxes thus Qt) to the American people. Because Congress can no longer tax labor or business income, any Qt costs associated with the government has to be added to goods and services post production. This thus gives the American people a clear price for government goods and services and thus paving the way to maximize the efficiencies for providing those Qt goods and services.

Thus assuming government is the insurer of last resort then one wants a framework that maximizes the return on their taxes there by insuring more for less.


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