By George Allen
The Daily Caller
Monday, April 18, 2011
For most Americans, April marks the time when they have their most direct interaction with their government — and it is an experience most of us dread. April is tax time, and each April Americans are confronted with the complicated, stressful mess that Washington calls the Internal Revenue Code.
Our tax code is so complex that almost everybody needs help to comply with the laws, regulations and rules. The IRS estimates that 89% of Americans hire someone else to prepare their taxes or use computer software to assist them. It is no wonder. The tax code fills 25 volumes, and consists of 3.8 million words (as a point of reference, the Bible contains fewer than 775,000 words).
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