Although this articles could have appeared in one of dozens of national newspapers across the developed world, this recent article in The Age (Australia), makes a cogent case for reducing the complexity of the income tax system, and its corresponding burden on business.  The universal nature of the hue and cry on this issue, may one day lead to a reduction in the administrative burden and technical complexity of income taxation regimes.  One wonders what net gains in business efficiencies may be obtained, if this objective were to be realized?

The Age – Tax needs new and fewer pages