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Posted: 6/3/2001 2:39:38 PM EDT
Soon most of us will be getting a check from the government. For most of us that check should be about $300. Now, we really didn't expect to get the money back, and so it shouldn't be in the budget for any of us. So, what I propose is that each of us take 10% of our tax rebate chack and do something with it to help the RKBA movement. 10% of $300 is $30, just right for getting someone a membership to the NRA, for example. If each NRA member would do that, we would be over 8 MILLION strong. Or donate your 10% to the NRA-ILA, GOA, JFPO, 2nd Amendment Foundation, or whatever active gun-support group you believe in. Get a group of friends together and combine your 10% to pay for a "Kids Shoot Free Day" at the local range. The Feds have taken our money for years and spent it on a lot of things we oppose. This is our chance to take a little of that money back and spend it where it can do some good. How about it, folks? We all talk a good game, but how many will agree to put their money where their mouth is? You say you are willing to die for the RKBA, will you pay $30 for it?
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 2:54:01 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 4:01:19 PM EDT
That's a great idea...I'm gonna do it. Plus, I think we should BTT this thread till we get at least a couple hundred people saying they'll kick in too.
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 4:08:29 PM EDT
I'm in. Great idea. How about changing the title of this thread to [b]10% solution - using your tax refund[/b] or something like that.
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 4:10:32 PM EDT
Good idea...I'm in.
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 4:15:55 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/3/2001 4:14:39 PM EDT by M4]
Great idea. I think this post is probably the single best idea proposed in a LONG time on these boards. Count my 10% in. I think I'll get a friend a membership to the NRA. [img]http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/bishop042/2ndamdt.gif[/img]
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 5:54:14 PM EDT
BTT... C'mon guys!
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 5:58:37 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 6:01:46 PM EDT
I usually spend such things on getting handouts printed for distribution at gunshows. Kinkos doesnt know how helpful they have been in spreading the pro-RKBA message over the last couple years.[:)] However, it is sad that so many people who attend gunshows would [b]need[/b] to be told.... G2
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 6:16:14 PM EDT
Must be nice to get a "refund!" I worked too much last year, making about an extra $4K on overtime in the process, and my federal government is oh so put out with me for that! Just to ensure I stay in line this year and don't make any more money than I "need" they've taxed me a little beyond what was deducted from my paychecks - probably to help pay for the reams of paperwork some poor tax acountant had to complete due to the enormous amount of money I raked in last year.
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 6:53:59 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 7:10:06 PM EDT
I re-joined the NRA this year and now I will join the GOA.
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 7:18:43 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 7:20:37 PM EDT
I am there!!
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 10:31:25 PM EDT
I already bought a folding chair and a folding table.
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 11:12:03 PM EDT
Imbro, are you "folding" too much?? C'mon man hang in there. [:)][;)][bounce][moon][dracula]
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 11:41:05 PM EDT
I just renewed my NRA membership, the rest is going to pay on debts., if I'm lucky maybe a little goes for ammo.
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 12:34:24 AM EDT
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 9:21:44 AM EDT
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 10:27:23 AM EDT
300 is like, half of a LEGP
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 12:17:38 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 10:12:08 PM EDT
Nice to see some of the replies on this thread. I've decided how I'm spending mine-- $30 (my 10%) gets a fence-sitting friend an NRA membership. Maybe it will be enough to keep him in the NRA and get him a little more on our side. $200 is going to toys, probably targets for my range. And $70 is going to a big steak dinner with all the trimmings for two! Let's spread the word to other lists and forums about the 10% solution!
Link Posted: 6/4/2001 10:15:27 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/4/2001 10:15:07 PM EDT by darm441]
NH2112...this isn't a tax refund, it is a rebate. Everybody that has filed will get money back.
Link Posted: 6/5/2001 7:03:24 AM EDT
you realize the goverment will take their share of that 300! so now your down to what 240-250?
Link Posted: 6/5/2001 7:48:46 AM EDT
Originally Posted By scooper: you realize the goverment will take their share of that 300! so now your down to what 240-250?
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i am 100% sure that it will be a non-taxable rebate. what they are doing is lowering the brackets, and adjusting the with-holdings back to jan 1. they are sending YOU the check, NOT your employers. but yeah, GREAT ideas, i'm spending 10% on an NRA membership for the girlfriend, another 10% on ammo, and the rest on other gun related items!
Link Posted: 6/5/2001 9:10:16 PM EDT
I'll use it for one of my life member easy payments.
Link Posted: 6/5/2001 9:35:58 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Paul: I donate over $300 a year to the fight. I'm an annual member in every firearm organization I could find. I donate $20 a month though the CFC to three different RKBA associations.
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how could i get on that plan and how does it work??? please email me at the_survivalist@yahoo.com
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