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Most of us are decompressing from the filing season that just wrapped up on April 15, but already there's talk on Capitol Hill about changing the system.

Chuck_schumer_nysenator_2 Charging that the IRS is imposing an additional tax on filers by outsourcing e-filing operations, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.; pictured at left) introduced

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'Doomed' free file effort: I doubt Schumer's effort will go anywhere. There's a big lobby out there that likes things just as they are.


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Sheila Scarborough

I'm with you, Kay. Why did I just pay around $90 for TurboTax and then have to fork over another $18-20 to file electronically?

I know that efile is better for the IRS in almost every way; why am I charged for using a more efficient and effective system?

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