“I am proud to be paying taxes in the United States. The only thing is—I could be just as proud for half the money.”
“About 510,000 taxpayers who claimed tax standard deductions on their 1998 income tax returns would have saved an average $610 by itemizing their deductions.”
General Accounting Office April 13, 2001
“About 948,000 taxpayers in the year 1998 failed to itemize their deductions, even though they qualified to do so, resulting in a $473 million overpayment in taxes.”
General Accounting Office April 11, 2002
“Our tax system is complicated and unfair, and it must be eliminated.”
RICHARD K. ARMEY (R-Tex.) Former MajorityLeader of the House of Representatives andBILL ARCHER (R-Tex.) ...