Goodbye to Gobbledygook?

Congress proclaimed that the Plain Writing Act of 2010 (the Act)1 will improve the effectiveness and accountability of the IRS and other [f]ederal agencies to the public by promoting clear [g]overnment communication that the public can understand and use.2 The Act applies to letters, publications, forms, notices and instructions. Federal agencies have one year to comply with the law estimated to cost

Congress proclaimed that the Plain Writing Act of 2010 (the Act)1 will “improve the effectiveness and accountability of the IRS and other [f]ederal agencies to the public by promoting clear [g]overnment communication that the public can understand and use.”2 The Act applies to letters, publications, forms, notices and instructions. Federal agencies have one year to comply with the law — estimated to cost the government about $5 million a year to implement. So the plain w

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