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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 taxes. 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 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. code complex, so I use a preparer.”

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