April 15, 2008 9:14AM

Flat Tax or National Sales Tax?

On this unfortunate day, when many of us are pulling out our hair as we deal with last minute tax headaches, it is helpful to think there may be a better future. Some of us fantasize about a flat tax while others of us dream about a national sales tax. Both of these tax plans share common principles — including a low rate, no double taxation, and equal treatment of economic activity. That’s the good news. The bad news is that the existence of two attractive tax reform plans has divided the pro‐​tax reform camp, and this has rebounded to the benefit of the status quo. But this division is not necessary. In a new video released by the Center for Freedom and Prosperity, I explain why it is important to junk the system. More important, I suggest a strategy for uniting tax reform advocates:

As always, I welcome feedback on these videos.