Economic Opportunity

ICYMI: It's Time To Clean Up the Tax Code

December 4, 2016

In an op-ed for the Tampa Bay Times, Dana Wade, senior research fellow at the Charles Koch Institute, discusses the complicated United States’ tax code:

A tax code that long can’t truly be understood by any one person. To give you a sense of how complicated the tax code is, think about it this way: Americans will spend about 8.9 billion hours complying with it this year. That translates into about 4 million full-time jobs, or the equivalent of the total populations of Tampa, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando and Tallahassee combined.

Read the full op-ed in the Tampa Bay Times