Payroll tax cut

A parks crisis

It would be easy to overreact to a memo from the National Parks Service this week that said looming across-the-board budget cuts, known as sequestration, would shrink... Read more »

Feb. 7, 2013


The 'cliff': A shady story, and violation of Obama's campaign promise

"I can make a firm pledge. Under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase," President Barack Obama promised during his... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2013


More fiscal clashes loom for new Congress

A new Congress opened for business Thursday to confront long-festering national problems, deficits and immigration among them, in an intensely partisan and... Read more »

Jan. 3, 2013


Online calculator shows how much more you'll pay in taxes this year

The payroll-tax holiday wasn’t extended and will expire on Monday. Read more »

Jan. 3, 2013

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Despite deal, taxes to rise for most Americans

While the tax package that Congress passed New Year's Day will protect 99 percent of Americans from an income tax increase, most of them will still end up paying more... Read more »

Jan. 2, 2013


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