Do You Really Want the IRS Preparing Your Taxes?

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The latest lefty idea for a free government service would end up costing us.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he capacity of left-wingers to find new ways for the government to take care of us is inexhaustible.

Last week, the tax-preparation company Intuit announced that it would no longer be offering a free version of TurboTax through the IRS program for those making less than $72,000 (though it promises to create a more effective site for low-income Americans). “With this move,” writes a perturbed Binyamin Appelbaum in the New York Times, “the company is making clear what has always been true. Intuit and the rest of the tax prep industry want Americans to pay to file their taxes.”

So he wants

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