Wednesday, October 15, 2008

31 days, 31 reasons - Reason #10 - Make filing your taxes easier

Taxes suck.  Even the EZ form isn't easy, and the only people that can fill it out are either 18 or 80, maybe.

Barack Obama wants the IRS to pre-populate your tax form with the data they already get from your employer and banks.  This would allow 40 million Americans who take the standard deduction to do their taxes in around 5 minutes, save over 2 billion in tax prep costs every year and save 200 million hours of headache involved with doing those taxes.

Have you tried the tax calculator yet?  We'd be $1000 better off under the Obama plan, you can try it here;
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