"Fair, flat, 9-9-9, call it whatever you want to, but shred the 43,000 pages of our current tax code, and replace it with something very simple and understandable, and remove the money from politics at the same time."
"...They love the complicated tax plan system that we have now. They love the murkiness in the scheme... The simplicity, the transparency, the uncomplicated nature of [9-9-9] is an atomic bomb to these bureaucrats. Washington likes to control you, and they do this through taxation. They dominate your life..."
"...Imagine this - that the tax code cannot be more than 10 or 12 pages long, maybe 20. Doesn't matter what's in it... I guarantee you, you would see the economy turn around. Because suddenly you'd have certainty, understandability, predictability. There would be confidence in knowing what we're dealing with..."