National Geographic : 1981 Mar
Isn'tit time to give a real tax breakto savers? On the average, Britons terest should be raised to save 13% of their disposable $1,000 for individuals and income.West Germans save $2,000 for joint tax returns. 15%. Japanese, 26%. But This would encourage Americans save only 4.5%! more savings, which would A major reason people in help stabilize the economy other nations save more is and bring inflation under that they are given tax incen- control. tives by their governments. What do you think? Please The U.S. actually discour- fill out the ballot, and let us ages savings, by taxing the in- know. If the ballot has already terest that is earned, been removed from this page, Isn't it time Con- A*A you can still vote at gress gave savers a real TI your nearby Savings tax incentive? We . PT and Loan Association. think the annual tax- Savwl If we all speak up, free limit on savings in- lMundallon Washington will listen. ,"-C -- BALIMI - - Question: Should the first 1,000-$2,000 of interest on your savings be tax-free? I *$1,000 for individuals, $2,000 for joint tax returns. I S'- " Please fill out this ballot and drop in the ballot box in your nearby I Savings and Loan office, or mail to The Savings and Loan Founda- I IK tion, Inc., Dept G 2,1111 "E" St, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004 [ IYes No I I Name I I I I Address I I I City State Zip l SIf we all speak up,Washington will listen. © 1981. The Savings and Loan Foundation, Inc., 1111 "E" Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004.
1981 Feb 28