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This weekend is the last chance to prepare your taxes. If you want to be comprehensive then you'll need to read through the 13,458 pages of tax code. That's the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations. If you want the Title 26 code, the part written by Congress, that's an additional 3,387 pages. You can buy your own copy from the U.S. Printing Office for $974 (shipping included). Better order now.
For a bit of history, the federal income tax was enacted in 1913 and defined income as 'all income from whatever source derived'. After 99 years of special interests and representatives beholden to them corrupting a simple document it's possible to have income that's not 'really' income and so is exempt from contributing to things like road maintainance, military healthcare, border patrol, etc. You get the idea. This could be a 3,000 word manifesto but you don't want to read that so ...
Sunday is the Hamilton run. The long version starts at LCHS.