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Once I become King (this will require several Constitutional
amandments) everyone will fill out individual tax returns.


JABoa for King! I shall pester my congressman for that amendment now.

Seriously, you bring up an interesting view, Jim. Your description of the type of family that benefits from this tax law is a fading example (husband works, brings home oodles of dollars, and presumably votes Republican, and the wife stays home and paints her toenails. )
This "ideal" is no longer relevant even within our Congress. The boomer generation is dominating the corridors of power and many of them have spouses with careers of their own that often bring in oodles more to the marriage coffers.

That shift alone should see some changes made, as our elected leaders tend to support legislation that benefit themselves and their constituency.

Cheers,

Jeanie-with-the-unpainted-toenails :)
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