Mitt Romney won't say how his tax plan adds up. Wonkblog created a tax policy calculator that lets you do the work for him. So go on, give it a try. Reform the tax code.
The Tax Policy Center study on Romney's tax plan has been attacked at length. But its conclusions hold up. Here's a guide to the original report and all of the major counter-reports. .
The candidates' tax burdens vary a lot depending on how the code is reformed.