Think filling out your personal tax forms is a pain in the you-know-what? Just be glad that you don't run a business. (Unless, of course, you do.) The IRS estimates that it would take businesses about 24 workdays to do all the things necessary to complete an 1120 form. (That's the basic tax form for corporations.) And for those who have to fill out specialized forms, the amount of work increases dramatically.
This article originally appeared in print under the headline "Taxing Forms".