Showing 5 ideas for tag "revenue generation"

Legislative Branch

Special interest groups

Make members of Congress where patches on their clothing like NASCAR drivers to show who is giving them special interest money. This would generate money for the government through the ad revenues and would let the public know what companies and people are financing our elected officals.

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Legislative Branch

Limit Tax Code to 100 pages, simplify the process!

The tax code is out of hand. Simplify it, make it difficult to change, and do not allow special exceptions allowing a few to not pay their fair share of taxes. Consider a small national sales tax to supplement some revenues on non-food items. Then supplement any government expenditures with fees for service instead. Inspections of foreign suppliers of food and other goods should pay for itself. As inspections show good... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Stop Minting Penny and Nickel

Call it the Small Change Act, the most a person would ever have to contribute on a single transaction would be 9 cents.

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 »

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Social Security Administration

Establish a fee for SSN Cards

Currently there is no charge for a Social Security number (SSN) and card. If I have to pay a fee to get a driver's license or ID, why are SSN cards free?

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 »

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Department of Justice

UNICOR revenue generation

BOP institutions haveing substantial excess lands should have UNICOR partner with landfill authorities to operate and maintain large-scale landfills on BOP excess lands. (1) inamte ideness will be reduced, (2) inamtes will learn valuable skills for use upon their return to non-confinement life, (3) the landfills gas would be the sole property of the BOP and thus create SUBSTANTIAL long-term income for the BOP.

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