Jan 25 '10
Why Can't the I.R.S. Help Fill in the Blanks? -
Yeah, government. WTF?
Requiring taxpayers to file returns without being told what the government already knows makes as much sense "as if Visa sent customers a blank piece of paper, requiring that they assemble their receipts, list their purchases -- and pay a fine if they forget one," said Joseph Bankman, a professor at the Stanford Law School.
And why does California get all the cool things like hydrogen-powered cars and pre-filled state tax forms?
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