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Simplifying tax

Income tax is still an annual tax, in theory at least. So as to reflectthis, the government should be obliged to publish, each year in full, thewhole of the relevant legislation.

Since this would inevitably run to many thousands of pages, I anticipatethat this would concentrate the Revenue mind wonderfully. An added advantagewould be that the poor old tax payer would have a single source of reference,instead of having to plough through myriads of unconnected statutes andjudicial decisions.

Brian Worboys

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