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New Ways of Doing Business, New Tools...
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A pilot project to build a next-gen Dept of Treasury portal for the Federal Community Cloud. The idea is to build a suite of opensocial portals, one at each Federal Agency, based on The Open Stack that will enable communication with all opensocial partners.
Stefano Allesina with the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Mercedes Pascual of the University of Michigan... more »
Amend the Internal Revenue Code to require the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a program for mailing pre-filled income tax returns to assist certain taxpayers who may be eligible for the earned income tax credit in completing their tax returns.
This was proposed... more »
Because the funds are invested only in projects that generate revenue, the money spent is recovered plus interest.
The focus of the paper is on rebuilding... more »
dont run a train if you cant run the pain - by Chaz Lawrence 2010
In the beginning there was a constitution.
From the constitution came the thought that it had created a free enterprise system.
From the free enterprize system came the seller and the consumer and they were one in the same.... more »
one that can be trusted with consumers money - a regulated utility-grade platform for electronic transactions, and one that protects the account holder from bank fraud such as overdraft fees, and other dishonest behavior by those facilitating electronic purchases. otherwise we should all simply remove our money from these institutions and use CASH.
Modernize the IRS to allow individuals who have grievances about how an IRS case is handled to make the process less paper-intensive and more due-process oriented. The overwhelming perception that the current system is a virtually "closed process" where extagent circumstances cannot be discussed prior to full compliance, a formal hearing delays handling enormously and case resolutions are inflexible.
do away with the IRS and filing every year, and just institute a flat consumption tax. Rich people who buy more will pay more taxes, poorer people who don't spend as much will pay less tax. This will also encourage personal savings, (the only way to get a tax break) something the American population has to little of.
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We, the taxpayers of the United States of America, have the right to be free from government waste and abuse. Inherent in that right is:
1. The right to prevent our taxes from being used to pay banks to refrain from lending commercial paper and to small businesses. Section 128 of the Emergency Economic Stabilization... more »