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A Thought about Tax Complexity

"(T)axpayers appear to tolerate significant complexity in order to eliminate marginal horizontal inequity. More importantly, taxpayers generally are unwilling to sacrifice tax benefits to achieve simplicity."

~ Deborah H. Schenk

Source: page 123, "As Certain as Death: Quotations about Taxes," 2010 Edition, compiled by Jeffrey Yablon, TaxAnalysts.com.

 

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