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Americans for Fair Taxation

Americans for Fair Taxation

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About Us

Americans For Fair Taxation® (AFFT) was founded in 1995, by three Houston entrepreneurs.

It is a nonpartisan 501(c)(4) grassroots organization solely dedicated to replacing the current income tax code with a national retail-level consumption tax.

AFFT began as a research organization. Extensive polling and focus group studies were commissioned with a financially, ethnically and politically diverse group of taxpayers. The results of these studies led to a nonpartisan team of economists who developed the FairTax® plan.

Today, AFFT is the largest tax reform organization in the nation. We have a clearly defined mission and vision for the American people:

MISSION: Pass the FairTax®

VISION: A reinvigorated U.S. economy with millions of new, well paying jobs under a federal tax system that:
Encourages a culture of savings and capital formation
Provides adequate funding for current and future national spending priorities
Restores the freedom, dignity and privacy of the taxpayer and,
Positions the U.S. to compete globally
The AFFT board of directors is an all-volunteer board comprised of working and retired taxpayers from all walks of life. Directors are elected by local FairTax supporters in their home state.


  • • The FAIRtax puts YOU in control of when you pay tax and how much you pay.
  • • The FAIRtax stops taxing labor and capital and grows the economy.
  • • The FAIRtax is transparent.
  • • The FAIRtax is efficient.
  • • The FAIRtax is fair.


FAIRtax Volunteer Steve Tharp at Summit Street Fair
FAIRtax at Strawberry Festival in Ocala, Florida
FAIRtax volunteer Marty Sturmer at California Convention
Nebraska legislator Doug Kagan addressing FAIRtax monthly meeting in Omaha

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