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  • Where Did Your Tax Dollar Go?

    04/20/2013 9:48:43 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 2 replies
    Heritage Foundation ^ | 4/15/2013 | Romina Boccia & Curtis Dubay
    Americans are waking up today to the worst “case of the Mondays” they’ll have all year: It’s Tax Day. Most Americans dread Tax Day, and for good reasons. Beyond the huge tab Americans pay to the government, the tax code is so complex that it’s difficult to figure out what we owe to the IRS. This is a pain for taxpayers and a huge drain on the economy. According to the federal Taxpayer Advocate in its 2012 report, Americans’ cost of complying with today’s complex tax code totaled $168 billion in 2010. That’s almost as large as the impact of...