The Answer to “Unfair” Tax Breaks Is More Tax Breaks

by Ryan McMaken

Some myths about taxes and taxpayers never go away. Among them is the myth that tax breaks amount to “subsidies.”

Laurence Vance recently pointed out a particularly oblivious claim made recently by a staffer at National Public Radio who claimed that a tax deducation is the “financial equivalent of the government writing people a check every year.”

In no way, Vance correctly points out, is a tax deduction anything at all like the government writing checks to people.

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Matthew McCaffrey explains further:

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