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Department of Health and Human Services

Term limits for government management promotes innovation

In private industry, if your team, branch, division, etc. is not making money or otherwise performing poorly or not contributing to the organization, the issue likely shows up rather quickly in the form of profit loss, decreased product quality, or increased customer complaints. Corrective action is usually implemented in likewise fashion, rather quickly. The main point is that private industry uses profit and loss... more »

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Department of the Treasury

No Interest Calculation Schedules are sent out with IRS Notices

Taxpayers are issued a Notice CP220 when an examination has been completed. These notices include the tax, penalties, and interest due as a result of the examination. Most of the taxpayers do not know what the interest will be since it is generally not included on the Revenue Agent Report (RAR.)

As a result, most taxpayers contact IRS as soon as the CP220 is received. Many taxpayers have not been able to get a timely... more »

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Department of Defense

DOD - How to Standardize Work Common to All Services

Others have suggested we standardize processes and applications across DOD, such as software (4166), freeware (74), flash drives (1664), and business processes (6510). There is so much duplication across DOD on basic types of work, such as environmental and facility management, civilian personnel systems, accounting, emergency management, GeoBase, medical services, IT/communication software, depot/logistics systems,... more »

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