Compare and contrast a flat-rate tax with the current system used in the U.S.

Discussion 2: “Taxes and Economic Activity.” Please respond to the following:

Based on your review and analysis from the first e-Activity, answer the following question: How would a flat-rate tax affect government activities?
Analyze how a flat-rate tax would affect political contributions.
Compare and contrast a flat-rate tax with the current system used in the U.S.