TurboTax Lobbies Lawmakers to Keep Tax Code Complicated

File your taxes in Denmark, Sweden or Spain, and one thing will soon become clear: In those countries, tax filing is hardly the, uh, taxing effort it is in the United States. Over there, it takes about five minutes, and it's free. Known as "return-free filing," it's rather basic: The government-prepared return estimates taxes using information your employer and bank send them. When the taxman cometh, consumers simply open up a pre-filled return, see what the government thinks they owe, modify...Full Story
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