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Paperwork! There oughta be a law...

Original post made by fed up, Another Palo Alto neighborhood, on Apr 9, 2011

You know how the banks finally got fed up and made us all sign the check on one side in one direction so they could automatically process them? No biggie, I'm happy to do it...

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Posted by Outside Observer
a resident of another community
on Apr 9, 2011 at 8:07 pm

Tax preparation should not require anything like you say.

Nor should it require you to buy "tax" software every year.

Nor should the profession of "tax professional" even exist.

Taxes, yes, they are necessary to fund the legitimate things our government should do. The process, however, has become completely corrupted, and needs to be dumped and re-done from scratch.


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Posted by fed up
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:29 pm

Doing the medical bills is even worse. That shouldn't be the case either. But it is. The basic information in receipts should be standardized just like with signatures on checks.


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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 10, 2011 at 2:06 am

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

Amen!


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