National Geographic : 1981 Feb
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 Te your nearby Savings tax incentive? We Svii and Loan Association. think the annual tax- If we all speak up, free limit on savings in- Foundlaion Washington will listen. /'"-""""A LU---, ------- BA T " Question: Should the first $1,000-$2000* I of interest on your savings be tax-free? S* $1,000 for individuals, $2,000 for joint tax returns. Please fill out this ballot and drop in the ballot box in your nearby IJ J Savings and Loan office, or mail to The Savings and Loan Founda 7- YI tion, Inc., Dept G, 1111 "E" St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004 IYes No I I Name I I Address I I I I City State Zip I I •I 1 Ifwe all speak up,Washington will listen. © 1980.The Savings & Loan Foundation,Inc., 1111 "E" Street,N.W.,Washington,D.C.2 0 4. © 1980. The Savings & Loan Foundation, Inc., 1111 "E" Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004.
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