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Is the income tax a good idea, or should it be abolished?

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Background and Context of Debate:


Is payment of income tax required by US law?

Yes

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No

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Would an income tax be constitutional in the US?

Yes

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No

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Are income taxes effective at promoting social justice?

Yes

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No

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