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Societies that err on the side of too much conformity lose the ability to innovate and adapt to changing conditions and, hence, they eventually fail.
That may be so, but the government has decided to err on the side of caution.
In other words, TEI's president noted, the IRS should err on the side of open communications between the IRS and the taxpayer.