A Letter From The Publisher: Mar. 28, 1983

Though it was not, of course, a requirement for the assignment, to a man and woman those involved in preparing this week's cover story on the growing problem of tax evasion declare themselves to be meticulous compilers with Internal Revenue Service rules. More surprisingly, and undeniably an asset in their tasks on the project, most also said that they calculated their own taxes, filed their own returns, and struggled valiantly with the quirks and variations of the law. Says Washington Correspondent David Beckwith, who prepares his own forms: "I took two courses in...

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