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Don't hate Tax Day

Don't hate Tax Day

Income tax returns are due Tuesday, April 18 because of a quirk in the calendar (Emancipation Day falling on Monday, the first workday after the traditional April 15 deadline, which was Saturday), but most Americans probably aren't singing hosannas to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service for a few days of reprieve. That's because we are a society conditioned to hate taxes or the process by which we pay taxes, and at least some of that antagonism (the daunting complexity of the tax code, for example) is well justified.

Nevertheless, it's easy for the anti-tax venom to get out of hand, and under President Donald J. Trump, American antipathy toward tax collection is clearly on the...