on april fifteenth, the internal revenue service wants to hear from every american . . . . and this year, there are some americans who feel like pulling out their hair.
i brought home from the library a two hundred page, single spaced manual that is the 1040 EZ tax manual. so, armed with a calculator, coffee, and a sense of civic responsibility, i will spend the next three days calculating how much money the internal revenue service wants from me. on the other hand, there is a simpler explanation: