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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


Will a recession come with the 'fiscal cliff'? Experts debate its impact

This week, as negotiations on averting the "fiscal cliff" have continued, discussions on the impacts on that potential recession trigger have continued. Multiple... Read more »

Dec. 31, 2012


Senate leaders dour on cliff deal; compromise is elusive as fiscal deadline looms

A Capitol Hill deal to avert the "fiscal cliff" was proving elusive Sunday as a deadline to avert tax hikes on virtually every American worker and block sweeping... Read more »

Dec. 30, 2012


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