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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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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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Pass H.R. 25

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H.R. 25 is also known as the Fair Tax. Rather than explain the details in 2000 characters or less, I'll simply suggest that everyone read the book by Neal Boortz. One feature is the abolishment of the I.R.S. This will save money in two obvious ways: first, closing a government agency; second, stopping members of congress from buying votes from corporations through creative changes to the current tax code. Companies... more »

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STOP THE INSANITY! Why Throw Away $$$ Billions???

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Why does a completely tax exempt organization voluntarily throw away billions of dollars by paying taxes on travel? I travel a lot for the Navy and detest that taxes for TDY travel expenses are charged to my government credit card. Though the Government Treasury will get the taxes back, for the Navy and the Program Office (PMA), those funds are lost. Those lost and unrecoverable funds, which can quickly add up to billions,... more »

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