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Individual Tax Directive Act

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Individual Tax Directive Act

To be delivered to President Donald Trump, The United States House of Representatives, and The United States Senate

Petition Statement

By signing this petition I am asking the Congress and President to act without delay and put into law by 2014 the Individual Tax Directive Act (ITDA).
There are currently 10 signatures. We need 50 signatures!

Petition Background

The government is employed by the people and is to act in good stewardship.

The Congress and Senate control the budget. Both houses are political institutions. Budget decisions are politically driven. Appropriations are often done without scientific or empirical evidence. Both houses and the White House represent the citizens and are to legislate on their behalf. Distortion in this representative model has evolved. It is again time for the individual citizens to provide guidance to their elected officials and stipulate how their tax dollars are directed and spent.

By adding the "Individual Tax Directive" to every individual tax return filed, whether you are receiving a refund or paying taxes, will inform Congress and the White House how taxes are to be spent. How the elected officials in turn appropriate and vote on budget matters will inform the citizens to what extent their directives are followed. For example, if your preference is to solely fund Education programs, you will be able to direct Congress to use your taxes strictly for Education. You can drive that money even further to your community by specifying the specific programs to fund. Similarly, if you are keen on Health services, put your taxes there. Any combination of funding priorities will be possible via ITDA. Think of it as an investment portfolio.

Signing this petition will be asking Congress to draw up the ITDA and make it law by 2014.

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