The powerful interests fighting tax simplification

Jun 5, 2017
The White House says a revamp will boost revenues. Democrats want an easier system, too. So why hasn't it happened?
“When you're doing your taxes, you're just the IRS' lowest-paid employee,” said Austan Goolsbee, former chairman of Obama's Council of Economic Advisers. “All you’re doing is typing in information they already have.”
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