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A Letter to the Tax Reform Panel: FairTax Boon to Home Building

(Forrest K Harstad)
I’d like to explain how the FairTax will be one of the greatest boons to homeownership and the home construction industry in the history of America.
I have been a Realtor since 1975 and a home builder/ developer since 1980 in the metro area of Minneapolis/St Paul, Minnesota.
First, the FairTax eliminates the imbedded expenses [...]

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