According to tax publisher CCH, there are now 72,536 pages of federal tax code rules, regulations, and IRS rulings.
Isn’t it nice when negotiations between two sets of rogues to fleece the rest of us break down, as happened between House of Cards producers and the Maryland legislature?
For reformers in Congress, this change should be a no-brainer.
Not only has the size of the federal government expanded, but so has the scope.
Innovation may have offset bad government economic policy in the last century, but that may no longer be the case in this century.
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