Do you think it's important for Treasury to find innovative ways to present and visualize data for citizens? If so, you can vote for this idea or a leave a comment supporting this idea. And if you've got a better idea, submit your own!
Data Availability, Information Quality, Accountability...
Do you think it's important for Treasury to improve the timeliness and quality of the data that we make open to the public? If so, you can vote for this idea or a leave a comment supporting this idea. And if you've got a better idea, submit your own!
Do you think it's important for Treasury to figure out what information is most important to publish? If so, you can vote for this idea or a leave a comment supporting this idea. And if you've got a better idea, submit your own!
I strongly suggest that all business travel and entertainment expenses should be taxed. This is for all businesses in the United States of America. If your company sends you to China, or any other place in the world.
Companies making the following: sales
Between $500,000.00 and $1 million,,,, 25% in taxes
Between $1 million and $10 million,,,, 50% in taxes
Between $10 million and $100 million,, 100% in taxes... more »
Federal Tax Return Data of residents should be made available directly to city tax departments. At present this information is only available in Ohio at least through agencies such as RITA with lobbying power.
Allow full search of every check written by the Treasury, searchable by date, department, district, and authorizing law.
Obviously some expenditures would need to be aggregated for security or privacy reasons, but this very concept has already been implemented by banks and credit card companies for personal accounts.
The same level of visibility... more »
Urge governments to publish granular permalinks for all documents on their websites.
* Enable citizens to reliably cite government websites on their personal blogs, on public sites like Wikipedia, or elsewhere.
* Provide unique identifiers that enable aggregation of citations.
* Make the civic discourse surrounding government websites more discoverable.
* An easy-to-deploy archival... more »
of the Open Government Directive
While the Open Government Directive offers an unprecedented challenge to Federal Agencies, information technology is now available to assist Agencies in achieving the Transparency objective of the Directive in a rapid, cost-effective manner. Throughout the Directive, the need to proactively provide easy to use,... more »