Donald Rumsfeld rants about tax code madness

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Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld filed for an extension on his taxes last week, like millions of other Americans. Unlike most, he included a personal note to declare his disgust with the incredibly complex U.S. tax system.

“I remain mystified as to whether our tax returns and tax payments estimates are accurate,” he wrote in a letter that he also tweeted. “The possession of a college degree, retention of an experienced tax accounting firm and earnest application have failed to provide confidence that my returns and payments are properly completed.”

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