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A soft-touch approach to tax compliance.

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A soft-touch approach to tax compliance. Tax collectors are used to less-than-enthusiastic compliance, but that doesn’t make non-payment any less infuriating. People who file their taxes, accept their bill, and …

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An end to reckon-based policymaking?

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Of all the words to cause an economist’s heart to sink, there is nothing quite like a politician opening a sentence with ‘I reckon’. A ‘reckon’, or hunch, may do …