William Neikirk

Senior Correspondent for the Chicago Tribune

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On this tax day, there's general agreement that the best that can be said about America's tax system is that it's needlessly complex. At worst, it is broken.

The Tax-Man Cometh

On this tax day, there's general agreement that the best that can be said about America's tax system is that it's needlessly complex. At worst, it is broken.

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