Showing 49 ideas for tag "taxes"

Social Security Administration

Enhance Social Security

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Offer a tax break to each business that hires a disability beneficiary. Create an electronic profile for each disability beneficiary. Almost as a catalog for employers.

John Doe made $2000 pre-dib.
John Doe receives $1500 a month on DIB.
Business A Hires John Doe for $1000 a month (under SGA), Business A gets a $750 tax credit, DIB pays $600. Boost DIB beneficiaries not on WC/PDB up to their max of 80%) Business... more »

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Department of the Treasury

Federal Income Tax

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Most if not all American's hate paying federal income tax and would love to eliminate federal tax, but what is the answer?
The answer is to establish a federal lottery commission similar to what most states have such as the State of Texas. This would require the establishment of a Federal Lottery Commission to manage and oversee this effort. Most individuals would argue that this establishes another federal agency requiring... more »

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Department of Agriculture

Taxes on Farm Equipment

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I'm a long time employee of USDA and I think that farmers should pay a small portion of taxes on all of their equipment. Our state doesn't even tax their equipment. On my little $2000 camper I pay more tax than a farmer does on a $200,000 piece of equipment. I realize that with the price of equipment that the rate should be alot lower than regular taxes, but that would really be a money maker if they just had to pay a... more »

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EXOP - Office of Management and Budget

Income from taxing foreign imports

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Taxing imported products would bring in an excellent source of income for US coffers. Instead of making it easier for products to be made in foreign countries, make it beneficial for American companies to produce "Made in the USA" products once again. Outsourcing takes jobs and income away from US citizens and gives them to foreigners. All well and good as long as the products we import are being taxed at a rate that... more »

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Department of Defense

Restructure Civilian PCS Travel Payments

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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

Allow govt donations to count as tax credit

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Imagine your kitten was stuck in a tree, and a fireman helped rescue it down. Touched by their kindness, you decided to make a donation to your local fire dept. Or, imagine your son decided to join the US Army 5 years ago. Looking back, you are proud of the man he has become, and decide you'd like to make a donation to the Army. Or, imagine that it was always your dream to visit South Africa and see the elephants, rhinos,... more »

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Department of the Treasury

IRS overload - show me the money

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Examiners of all disciplines ( International Revenue Agents, Engineers, Economists, Financial Products) should make a video of their most non compliant issues - not naming taxpayers of course. Or explain the process of auditing large corporations including the appeals process. List how difficult the tax law has become. How long an audit of taxpayers with over $10 million assets takes an IRS team. Get the public on board... more »

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Legislative Branch

Tax modification idea, half FAIR TAX, half Flat Tax.

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Fair Tax is a great idea but has not been passed. Instead use the best of its ideas but put the tax rate at half its recommended rate. Then change the income and corporate taxes to be half what they are now double checked of course to get rid of special exemptions the extreme wealth really do not need. This grabs revenue with the Fair Tax national sales tax on all but food, and grabs half your income taxes they used to... more »

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Department of the Treasury

IRS / Flat Tax

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Dismantle the IRS, impose a flat tax; shrinks the size of the Federal Government, simplifies the tax code, saves unfathomable amounts of paper (goes green), saves taxpayers countless hours of frustration and wasted time, saves money, increases tax revenues. This historic change would be lauded for decades. Stand up against the lobbyists that would try to block this historic and transformation advance.

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Department of the Treasury

Do Away with Earned Income and Head of Household Entitlements

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We have enough people already getting more money back each year than what they paid in. Why on earth pay someone a bonus for simply being a single parent or not making that much money to begin with. In the grand scheme of things, why on earth would we give excess money to those who never really contributed enough to earn it? I grew up in a low income family and I dont truly see where this once a year bonus came to... more »

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Social Security Administration

Income Tax Policy Reform across the board

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Do away with the upper class millionaire and billionaires that only pay taxes on the first 100K of income? It is not fair that the middle class struggles b/c the rich get a huge tax break and don't contribute their fair share. This is a policy change and would eleviate the debt and no longer protect special interest groups. This is the only way equality can be reached across the board. if this doesn't change, the... more »

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Department of Defense

Tax Reform

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The Idea is simple Tax Reform, 1. Implement a flat tax, flat sales tax for America and American Businesses (E.g. “We the People” have the same taxes). This would go a long way in solving our National Debt and level the playing field for all Americans. For example EXXON reported third quarter profits of $131.13 Billion Dollars, at a hypothetical 10% tax rate that would be $13.14 Billion Dollars in Our Countries Coffers,... more »

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Legislative Branch

Change the tax code and laws!!!!!

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Right now in the US we all are taxed based on our income. As we can see this does not work because half the people who pay into taxes get refunds and end up paying nothing in, and those who are at the top of the ladder end up having so many deductions they can do they end up paying nothing as well. Not forgetting there are also people who just do not report taxes at all. I ask that we change or tax code up from one... more »

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