The U.S. tax code now runs 3.8 million words. William Shakespeare only needed 900,000 words to say everything he had to say. Hamlet. Othello. The history plays. The sonnets. The comedies. The IRS needs four times as many words.
And the instruction booklet for the 1040 runs 189 pages. Seventy-five years ago, says the National Taxpayers Union, it was two pages.
— Adapted from “10 Things I Hate About Tax Day,” Brett Arends, Smart Money.
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