Former Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Mark Everson sees worrying flaws in the American tax system.
The Alliantgroup vice chairman and declared 2016 Republican presidential candidate has thrown his weight behind a tax overhaul that he believes will funnel more money through the U.S. economy. Everson contends that a consumption, or value-added, tax can take 150 million people off the income tax roll. (Tweet this)
"Think of all the millions who are sort of pulling their hair out right as we speak," Everson said Wednesday in a CNBC "Squawk on the Street" interview.