Final Note

The average American takes 13 hours to file taxes

Kai Ryssdal Apr 15, 2013
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Final Note

The average American takes 13 hours to file taxes

Kai Ryssdal Apr 15, 2013
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This final note on tax day. A statement from Rep. Dave Camp, Republican of Michigan.

“It takes the average American taxpayer,” Camp said, “13 hours to comply with the tax code, gathering receipts, reading the rules, and filling out forms the IRS requires. The tax code forces Americans to spend over $168 billion to comply and six billion hours.”

The Washington Post did some fact-checking…turns out, Representative Camp is pretty much right on the money.

Which you kinda knew it your gut, didn’t you?

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