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Social Security Administration

Suspend SSI Benefits When Wages Not Reported

SSI beneficiaires are currently required to report their gross wages for a given month within the first 6 days of the next month in order to ensure correct payment amounts in the following month. However, most SSI recipients and parents of receipients do not follow through with their reporting responsibilities and continue to receive the maximum benefits for many months. It is not until the following tax year that Social... more »

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Department of Defense

Restructure Civilian PCS Travel Payments

Currently the PCS Travel function for Civilians is extremely overtaxed. Most of the travel is paid for by the civilian itself (already taxed money) and reimbursed at a later date. This reimbursement has taxes withheld just like a regular paycheck. Then every year come March & April the DoD-DFAS Civilian PCS Travel Department must spend thousands of man hours processing a particular claim called the "RITA claim."... more »

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Legislative Branch

Reduce the federal work week to 4 days / 32 hours

Reduce the federal work weeke to 32 hours and adjust pay accordingly. This would not only save on wages, it would reduce the energy costs greatly when you consider 52 days, almost 2 months, savings on utility bills, vehicle wear, and any thing else that requires energy.

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Social Security Administration

Suspension of SSI Benefits for Months with Unverified Wages

The current policy for estimating wages SI 00820.155 only attempts to match current wages and does not enforce monthly wage reporting by a set procedure to overestimate wages to prevent overpayments. As a result, many deemors will go months or even years without reporting their wages to Social Security. The result is enormous overpayments in the thousands of dollars that are virtually uncollectable based on the maximum... more »

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Legislative Branch

AJS-3 workload

SSA has a program that routinely changes the date of entitlement for someone is on their first year of entitlement to SSA retirement benefits to the subsequent year. The computer program, called AJS-3, does so because, in almost every case, the worker receives a severance pay package or receives sick pay/vacation pay buy-out in the year they retire from their employer. We routinely spend an hour or two changing the record... more »

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