June 14, 2006

FIRST THE THIRD WAY, THEN THE AXIS OF GOOD, NOW NEOCONOMICS:

LDP panel mulls consumption tax geared for welfare (Japan Times, 6/15/06)

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party's tax panel proposed Thursday to use consumption tax revenues for social security when the levy is raised in the future.

The consumption tax reform is part of a tax overhaul outline prepared by a subcommittee of the party's Research Commission on the Tax System.


It's too little and too late, but at least Mr. Koizumi is trying.

Posted by Orrin Judd at June 14, 2006 8:42 PM
Comments

A consumption tax on people who don't consume anything?

Posted by: joe shropshire at June 14, 2006 11:55 PM
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