Letter: Easy tax forms

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Sir: I cannot understand why so many people are apparently having difficulties with their new self-assessment tax returns.

I found mine perfectly straightforward, and the accompanying guides explained the necessary procedures in simple English.

I suspect that the widespread reluctance to address this issue has more to do with the fear of detection of past and present tax evasion than a question of "form phobia".

MARK BLACKMAN

London SE5

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