The former spousal unit and I spent an entire afternoon filling out the paperwork necessary to make our split legal. (The what’s mine/what’s yours list was surprisingly easy.) During this process it occurred to me that it’s easier to dissolve your marriage than to fill out anything more complicated than a straight 1040. It is also easier to buy a handgun, get a passport, or apply for a mortgage (though the mortgage tends to be more anally painful.)
So I must ask, not the IRS, since the IRS only enforces the law, but Congress…
WHY THE HELL CAN’T YOU IDIOTS COME UP WITH A SIMPLER TAX SYSTEM!?
Christ, Europe has attrociously high taxes, and THEY have a simpler system!
No wonder this country’s in the toilet.
Oh, and George? Lower spending or lower taxes. You can’t have both. Sorry, but it has never worked in my lifetime, and it never will, and I used to have the credit rating to prove it.