US tax code longer than Bible _ without good news - Article Photos 2/2

This undated handout photo provided by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) shows National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson. The nation's tax law is so thick and complicated that businesses and individuals spend more than 6 billion hours a year complying with filing requirements. That's the equivalent of 3 million people working full-time, year-round. A report by Olson says: "The existing tax code makes compliance difficult, requiring taxpayers to devote excessive time to preparing and filing their returns," (AP Photo/Christopher Germano, IRS)