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Flat tax: "everyone" pays their fair share.
Close down the corporate loopholes especially for manufacturing offshore.
Increase the import duties/taxes.
Adopt China's one child policy and no additional welfare for a mother who has more than one child.
Export America's hardcore criminals to China as "Free Labor." China will be happy to put them on a train and transport them to Xinjiang Province to work the uranium mines. I'll be you could hear a pin drop during "lights out."
Bring home the troops and post along our Mexican U.S. border.
Facebook is just a big waste of time for most people, find something usefull to do in your spare time!
The same thing goes for Smartphones. People are so rude and can't converse without their stupid phones in their hands. When someone comes into my home with their Smartphone in their hand I"d like to throw them out.
Work in a low income country, like China. Everything you make will end up in the US..
Okay, I haven't heard of the whale hunting deduction, but all of the others are pretty clear if you simply read the instructions. While I think the tax code is completely ridiculous, it's not like the IRS is trying to hide what is and is not deductible. They actually do a pretty good job of explaining it for most situations. I also discovered several years ago that the Tax Payer Advocate service is far better at sticking up for the taxpayer than I expected. My advocate really listened to what I was saying, saw that it made sense, and helped me get double charges straightened out.
the catch with that one is you have to spend 335 days or more out of the country that year.
Also, its no wonder people don't know about most of them. The tax codes are long and lengthy. Time is money and who wants to sit around trying to find every deduction which would take a long time. Easier to skip it and move on.
#11 is not true. Read publication 526, you either take the cost of the stock as your deduction or the higher fair market value IF you include the difference as a capital gain. Can't get around that!
Drop the personal income tax rate for $250k and below to 7.5%, add a national VAT tax of 1%. Then pass a balanced budget amendment and deal with the deficit and downsizing of the government.
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