"I can’t go to Turbo Tax," the billionaire former New York City mayor quipped at the Democratic debate in Las Vegas.
Using lobbying, the revolving door and “dark pattern” customer tricks, Intuit fended off the government’s attempts to make tax filing free and easy, and created its multi-billion-dollar franchise.
And ProPublica killed it.
The roots of the recent TurboTax debacle go back to another bipartisan rip-off.
Mischief by tax prep companies is undermining an IRS reform bill.