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Value-Added Tax for U.S.

February 18, 1988

Someone has to speak up against VAT. This is a highly inflationary and iniquitous form of taxation. The bottom line is that it is passed on to the consumer, and it is the average family that carries the burden. I lived in England when this tax was adopted and saw the damaging results for the people there.

We need a spokesperson (like the late Howard Jarvis) to carry on a crusade against this tax, and to get the message to Congress that this is not a suitable tax for the United States.

MARIAN KAUFMAN

Pacific Palisades

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