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Eliminate Refundable Tax Credits

A tax credit directly reduces your tax, dollar for dollar. Within tax credits, some are refundable tax credits and some are non-refundable tax credits. A refundable tax credit can reduce your total tax to a negative number, which means the government pays you. A non-refundable tax credit can reduce your tax to zero but your tax can’t go below zero. Once the tax has been paid or taxable income is zero, only refund the... more »

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Changes to Social Security disability programs needed

I see someone else suggested changing the "Grid" rules. The age categories need to be increased upward. Given increases in nutrition and medical technology, as well as increases in retirement eligibility ages, I think it is unrealistic to consider an individual age 50 to be "approaching advanced age," and age 55 "advanced age."

With changes in the workplace, I also do not believe an older worker today is so economically... more »

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