If they were required by law to do their own federal income taxes, the rules would be a lot simpler for the rest of us to understand and follow. Although that might diminish the livelihood of accountants like our friend Donnie Greenspan.
Still, as Instapundit says, the current complexity is a human rights violation
Mrs. Charm did our federal taxes fairly quickly again this year because, as usual, we have no deductions. Only had our mortgage interest payments to deduct in the past but they’re too small now to quality because the mortgage, which was low to begin with thanks to our foresight and planning, is almost paid off.