Many agencies print things and provide to the public for free. Start charging for those items. They can still be free on the internet but if someone wants a printed copy or disk they need to pay what it costs PLUS some percentage over cost (50%) for a small profit margin. This would provide a revenue stream not used before.
My suggestion is to implement a $150 fee for new SSN cards and a $200 fee for replacement cards. All income from these fees will be allocated to the Social Security Trust Fund.
I find this to be a minimal fee when you take into account that most people only get a... more »
I once read that the cost of making the penny and nickel, both outweigh the actual value of the coin.
My proposal is similar to what some banks are starting to offer, in a keep the change program.
On all *CASH* purchases, the total price, after sales tax, would be rounded up to the nearest amount,... more »
If our pay checks become higher, we have a higher incentive to spend. People will spend more of their savings and consumption will increase, which will ultimately increase revenue from taxes.
This way, the rich don't get their... more »
Change the tax laws to a flat tax of 10%. Eliminate all deductions, credits, subsidies and everything else that someone can write off. This makes it fair for everyone, and has the potential to get companies to come back to America to produce their products. It also frees up the IRS to go after people who don't pay taxes, instead of disbursing millions of dollars in refunds that shouldn't be disbursed.