On October 22, 1986, President Ronald Reagan signed into law the most sweeping tax reform in United States history. At the conclusion of his speech he said:
I feel like we’ve just played the World Series of tax reform, and the American people won.
Its been 25 years, so maybe we’re due for another win. The consensus these days is that the tax code is a mess and we need to start over again. But there are nearly as many opinions as there are pages to the code. Here are just a few.