Comprehensive Tax Code Overhaul is Overdue
By John S. Irons
Special to washingtonpost.com
Monday, April 24, 2006; 12:00 AM
The tax code is ripe for comprehensive reform. There is no doubt that many specific areas in the tax code should be simplified and improved, but as a nation we also need to pursue broader reform. Many problems in the code can only be responsibly addressed in the context of comprehensive reform, and a piecemeal approach is not sufficient as a permanent fix.