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  1. Resolving the financial threats to the soundness of Social Security and Medicare.

    We must not cut Medicare and Social Security to individuals who have been paying into these systems for decades. For those of us who have been paying into Sociall Security and Medicare since our first paid jobs as teenagers, with the expectation that we have the right to expect that we will have a modest and continuing source of income after we have stopped working as well as access to affordable medical services. If we do not have access to these benefits due to a combination of misuse of the funds collected from us, and an imposition of an income…

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      2 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Admin →
    • Failing Social Security System

      Take the cap off of SS tax and contribute until you no longer work. Then rich continues to pay like everyone else.

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        2 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Admin →
      • Stop punishing us for working. Eliminate ALL current taxes. Start a National Sales Tax!

        If we got to keep all the monet we earned, saved, invested, found, won, inherited, etc... we would buy stuff! Factories would have to hire more workers. Those workers would buy stuff. Factories would... well you get it. This economy would explode! Even the crooks who currently evade income taxes would pay their share when they bought yachts and diamonds and mansions.

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          3 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Admin →
        • Stop Tax Breaks for Anti-American Corps: Defined Pro-USA Measures to Earn IRS Tax Deduction

          Corporations whose business decisions and international trade actions are detrimental to the economy of the United States should not be "rewarded" for such actions. Thus, the protections afforded to a corporation by its status as an American corporation should be earned and deserved. Thus, we can simply grant or take away IRS tax benefits based upon the following: 1) The measurement of jobs created, lost or maintained; 2) Whether the USA is the location of the largest percentage greater than a threshhold of say 60% of the company's employees; 3) Benefits afforded to employers for each non-H1B employee; 4) Thresshold…

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            0 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Admin →
          • Pay a Guaranteed Basic Income

            Use income taxes to just simply pay every adult a $20k per year dividend and another $30k to every worker/student/volunteer instead of sending our taxes down an unresponsive government bureaucracy sinkhole. It would solve every problem we have. 70% of the jobs we do (that nobody has any interest in doing) can be automated today.

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              8 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Admin →
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                5 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Admin →
              • No penalty or taxes on hardship use of 401k

                If you are forced to use funds from your 401k or pension you should not be taxed i.e. due to unemployment/ under unemployed

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                  1 comment  ·  Taxes  ·  Admin →
                • flat tax no deduc start at 5% to 35% lv soc and medic at current rate. reward busi. tht sty at home

                  If we had a flat tax that started at 5% and ended a 35% with those making over a million and count all inheritance as income. give business that stay at home a different rate than those that do have a least 85% of there business here. leave the soc and medicare rate as is. Make the states that have taxes rate no higher than 2.5% and the cities that have taxes at no more that 1,5%. no deduction no returns. You can only spend what you collect. All excess taxes are to accumulate and let the voters at the…

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                  • Tax Corporations that send any type of job offshore. This tax would be equal to jobs lost. Americans

                    Are great workers and the loss of generations working for the same employer are gone. Tax over 1 million at the pre-Bush tax cut. Make it permanent for those under that fiqure. Politicians, you were elected not for your personal views but ours. Don't mis understand our needs...you seem to have yours. I submit, no elected official should make more than the average income of their district. Lobbyist that contribute must pay a tax equal to the amount given and to who received will have a tax equal to the amount received. Get America to work!

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                      0 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Admin →
                    • Rising School and Property Taxes

                      Since all counties are in a budget shortfall, why cann't churches, mosques, and synagogues pay property taxes until the budget is balanced. I am seeing really big new churches going up all over. It seems there is sufficient funds to pay property taxes.

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                      • Tax manufactured good not "Made In America"

                        Tax manufactured goods
                        not "Made In America". There could be several layers of taxation. Finished manufactured goods would be taxed the highest and semi-finished goods less. Raw material should be tax free and fresh produce should only have a minimal tax.

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                        • Tax revenues

                          To increase tax revenues, elective cosmetic surgery, on which Americans spend billions out-of pocket annually,should be taxed

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                            0 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Admin →
                          • Creating jobs through smart tax breaks

                            The United States has a high corperate tax rate of around 35%. What if we give businesses tax breaks of up to 10% but for them to qualify they have to use 5% of the tax break to hire new workers. Companies that have billions in profits could end up using some of that money to hire more people and gain more profit. I think this would encourage business to take the tax break because they get more workers that could increase quality and more profit could increase more investment which would also increase the economy. In reality the 10%…

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                              0 comments  ·  Taxes  ·  Admin →
                            • Teachers Salaries

                              Teachers should get a 10% pay cut. Look at their benefits -- time off, great health care, pension, job security. This money could then be used to lower our property taxes. When things change we could revisit the pay scale.

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                                1 comment  ·  Taxes  ·  Admin →
                              • Pretax Income

                                Help simplfy the tax code by getting rid of deductions and allow for more pre-tax paying for Student Loans, mortgage and even a Healthy Food benefit card for everyone that wants to use pre-tax income to go onto a card that can be used only to buy food (similar to the food stamp benefit card).

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                                • TAXES

                                  THE SAD PART OF THE WAY YOU LIBERALS ATTACK THE RICH FOR NOT PAYING THEIR “FAIR SHARE” OF TAXES BECAUSE THEY DIDN’T RAISE THE RATE TO 39% AND USING BILLIONAIRES AS THE REASON, IS THAT IT IS DISTORTED. USE BUFFET AS A GOOD EXAMPLE. YOUR RIGHT, HE DOESN’T PAY HIS FAIR SHARE. HOWEVER, HE ONLY PAYS A LITTLE OVER 10% NOW. RAISING THE RATE WOULDN’T AFFECT HIM, OR THE OTHERS WITH GREAT WEALTH, BECAUSE THE MORE MONEY YOU HAVE, THE LESS % YOU PAY DUE TO THEM BEING ABLE TO YOU USE ALL THE TAX LOOPHOLES. THE FACT IS, THAT…

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                                  • TAX CORRECTLY

                                    THE SAD PART OF THE WAY YOU LIBERALS ATTACK THE RICH FOR NOT PAYING THEIR “FAIR SHARE” OF TAXES BECAUSE THEY DIDN’T RAISE THE RATE TO 39% AND USING BILLIONAIRES AS THE REASON, IS THAT IT IS DISTORTED. USE BUFFET AS A GOOD EXAMPLE. YOUR RIGHT, HE DOESN’T PAY HIS FAIR SHARE. HOWEVER, HE ONLY PAYS A LITTLE OVER 10% NOW. RAISING THE RATE WOULDN’T AFFECT HIM, OR THE OTHERS WITH GREAT WEALTH, BECAUSE THE MORE MONEY YOU HAVE, THE LESS % YOU PAY DUE TO THEM BEING ABLE TO YOU USE ALL THE TAX LOOPHOLES. THE FACT IS, THAT…

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                                    • Tax the export of steel scrap and iron ore

                                      This country needs to manufacture steel to start a recovery in manufacturing. The loss of the manufacturing is the root cause of our failure to compete on the world market.

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                                      • fix most things wrong with the economy

                                        Tax land, not buildings, earnings or wealth. All land - no exceptions whatsoever.
                                        Easy to collect - no-one can take land to a tax haven.
                                        Collect taxes on the rental value of land (high in Manhattan, low on grazing land) - no payroll or income taxes of any kind - no more undeserved rewards for land owners for the infrastructure evryone else pays for. If you get wealthy you (or your heirs) stay wealthy for as long as you or they can make either make more efficient use of the land or can afford to compensate the commonwealth for the…

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