Bipartisan Tax Reform Is Underway; Your Input Is Wanted!

By James Schaefer.

The non-partisan Tax Policy Center of Washington, DC, calls the current Internal Revenue Code “an incomprehensible mess.”

The latest good news on tax reform has shown up in an article by Laura Saunders in the Wall Street Journal (“Will ‘Tax Reform’ Really Happen?“, Aug 3-4, 2013; the article is public domain).

Two members of Congress, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp — a Democrat and a Republican — are working together to change the tax code.

They have been visiting Minnesota, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and they will be headed to the west coast shortly.

Their goal is to listen.

They want suggestions on improving the tax code; and their listening is not limited to citizens from the states they visit.

All taxpayers can give input at

Make your voice heard: log on, provide input, be respectful.  Give cogent, thoughtful ideas on improving the tax code.

It’s your country, and you have a right to be heard.



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