A modest tax-day proposal: Let's just exempt the bottom 60 percent of earners from paying income taxes 

Vincent Fernando writes at Clusterstock:

[G]iven all the work that goes into tracking 60% of Americans that provide just 14% of the tax revenue, one wonders if the economy as a whole might actually come out with a net benefit due to lower paperwork and tracking costs. The government could surely slash its 100,000+ army of IRS employees as a start, and Americans wouldn't have to hire one million accountants. Sounds like a win-win for all. Except bureaucrats and accountants.

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