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IRS Head Uses Paid Preparer, Says Tax Code Too Complex

By: Joseph Bishop-Henchman

From the Wall Street Journal:

Steve Scully, the C-SPAN host, asked [IRS Commissioner Douglas] Shulman if he prepares his own taxA tax is a mandatory payment or charge collected by local, state, and national governments from individuals or businesses to cover the costs of general government services, goods, and activities. es. Shulman smiled slightly and said, “I use a preparer.”

Scully asked why, to which Shulman smiled and said, “Uh, I’ve used one for years. I find it convenient and I find the tax code complex, so I use a preparer.”

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