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Thu., April 10, 2014, 4:32 p.m.

Poll: Most Americans OK w/Tax Filing

A new poll suggests most taxpayers think filing a tax return is simple enough. The Associated Press-GfK poll finds that 90 percent of Americans surveyed say they'd rather leave the nation's tax system as is, complications and all, than pay more money and fill out a simpler tax return each year. Just seven percent say they'd pay more for the sake of a simpler form. Three-quarters who do it by hand or use software say completing a federal tax return is easy. Those who hire a tax preparer are more apt to say it's hard/Associated Press. More here.

Question: Do you consider filing taxes a simple enough thing to do?

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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