well, “quick” and “easy” on paper. in real life at the irs, it’s different.
there’s always room for improvement—even (or, especially?) at the internal revenue service.
for one thing—or really eight things—the process of filing returns could stand a little fine-tuning.
the only problem is, changing some parts of the process require changing the tax code, and that requires congressional legislation, and that requires…well, no one really knows.
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here are the eight problems with the process of filing tax returns identified by the taxpayer advocate service—and just as many simple solutions.