Apparently TurboTax tweaked the 2009 version of their software to prevent anyone from claiming, as Tim Geithner did during his nomination, that they failed to report self-employment income because of TurboTax. Because, after all, it was Geithner’s fault that he hadn’t payed his taxes, not TurboTax’s.
Reminds me of the Brady Rule.
(Or the Hines Ward Rule.)
H/T Megan McArdle.
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