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May Meeting

Want to know more about the challenges of taxes on property?

No one should know better the challenges of taxes on property and proper deed registration than candidates like this one in Douglas County, who has been  in commercial real estate for twenty years!  Walt Peffer will give his perspective on property taxes and taxes in general.

Monday, May 14, 6:30 PM – 8 PM
5022 S 108th St, Omaha, NE 68137


  1. Registration (6:15 – 6:30)
  2. Dinner
  3. Intro — Rob Rohrbough, President (7:00)
  4. Walt Peffer
  5. Wrap up (8:00)

Walt Peffer has twenty (20) years of commercial real estate experience, development, sales and leasing, negotiating complex contracts, served on the staff of 4 Omaha Mayors, and severed on two Omaha Charter Review Commissions. U.S. Army, Viet Nam veteran.

He is a long time Omaha resident, married to Susan, with three (3) grown children.  He attends Christ Community Church.

Walt was named as Business Person of the Year 2012 by the Ralston Chamber of Commerce.


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Please save the dates for our upcoming meetings in 2018:

  • Monday, May 14, 2018 — Real Estate Agent, Walt Peffer
  • Monday, June 11, 2018 — Nebraska Taxpayers for Freedom Chairman, Doug Kagan

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The Income Tax: Root of all Evil

When I talk to people about the Fair Tax®, I ask them this question:  Among three major forms of taxes – the property tax, income and related taxes (withholding, estate tax), and a consumption tax – which one respects our unalienable right to property?  The property tax is pretty obvious – especially on non-income producing property like our residences.  When we pay property tax to the state at the risk of losing our house to a tax sale, we really do not own it; we rent it from the government.  How about income?  Is not the income we earn our own property?  If this is not so obvious, take a look at this classic article from the The Ludwig von Mises Institute.

Fair Tax® Can Be Applied at the State Level

We have been asked if the Fair Tax® concept can be applied at the state level.  It most certainly can, and Nebraska Fair Tax ® has developed a proposal to replace Nebraska’s income tax and sales tax with strictly a consumption tax.

It would eliminate the state income tax and all its related taxes, including both the state withholding tax and the state inheritance tax.  The details of the proposal may be found in this PDF file.