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Cost of filing taxes: 15 hours of 'lost time'

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Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets,Taxes,Treasury,National Taxpayers Foundation,IRS,National Taxpayers Union
Simply filing taxes and complying with Uncle Sam's tax code costs the U.S. 6.1 billion hours and $224.3 billion, a jaw-dropping amount that when reduced to individual filers totals $90 billion in "lost time" to meet the April 15 tax filing deadline, according to a "tax day" analysis. The National Taxpayers Union's annual report, provided in advance to Secrets, determined that the 6.1 billion...