In the glut of stories that came out around Tax Day, one in particular stood out.

According to a wire report this weekend, three of the four top lawmakers on the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means committees, which are in charge of writing tax policy, rely on professional preparers to handle their returns. The politicians include Rep. Charles Rangel, D-New York, who sits on the Ways and Means Committee; Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, the Finance Committee chairman; and Max Baucus, D-Mont., who also sits on the Finance Committee.

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