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A fine mess: a global quest for a simpler, fairer, and more efficient tax system

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The U.S. tax code is a total write-off. Crammed with loopholes and special interest provisions, it works for no one except tax lawyers, accountants, and huge corporations. Not for the first time, we have reached a breaking point--in fact, we reach one every thirty-two years. T. R. Reid crisscrosses the globe in search of exact solutions to the urgent tax problems of the United States. With an uncanny knack for making a complex subjects not just accessible but gripping, he investigates what makes good taxation (no, that's not an oxymoron) and brings that knowledge home where it is needed most. Reid presses the case for sensible root-and-branch reforms that will affect everyone. Doing our taxes will never be America's favorite pastime, but it can and should be so much easier and fairer. --
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subject_facetIncome tax -- United States
Taxation -- United States
title_displayA fine mess : a global quest for a simpler, fairer, and more efficient tax system
title_fullA Fine Mess A Global Quest for a Simpler, Fairer, and More Efficient Tax System
A fine mess : a global quest for a simpler, fairer, and more efficient tax system / T. R. Reid
title_shortA fine mess
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Income tax
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Politics
Taxation