They Don't Call It A Tax `Code' For Nothing

For years, such lofty issues as fairness and flatness have dominated the debate over the nation's tax law. This year, as Apr. 15 approaches, it's clear that another issue--the revenue code's infernal complexity--should grab the spotlight. The staggering cost of complying, with constantly shifting rules is hurting the competitiveness of American business, acting as an aerodynamic drag on the nation's economic efficiency.

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