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The fiscal cliff reprise: Meet the sequester

Feb 11, 2013
There are less than three weeks to go until Washington's latest budget deadline -- the $85 billion spending cut package known as the sequester.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, sequestration, Obama

Fiscal cliff rewrites the calendar for the IRS

Jan 9, 2013
Taxpayers will have to wait eight extra days to file returns to give the IRS time to absorb tax changes in the fiscal cliff deal.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, tax returns, IRS

Short line railroads face tough track ahead

Jan 8, 2013
Even with a new tax break for upgraded train tracks, short line railroads have trouble picking up business.
Posted In: short line railroad, rail, railroad, Transportation

I do? Tallying up the marriage penalty in the new fiscal deal

Jan 8, 2013
The fiscal cliff deal raises taxes on individuals making at least $400,000 and couples making at least $450,000. Of course, 400 plus 400 does not equal 450. So what's going on?
Posted In: Taxes, fiscal cliff, marriage penalty

After fiscal deal, markets settle into new reality

Jan 7, 2013
Immediately following the fiscal agreement, U.S. stocks had their best week in more than a year last week, but will the optimism last?
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Earnings

How the tax changes hit your wallet

Jan 4, 2013
Americans are already being greeted with smaller paychecks thanks to new tax rates. How taxpayers at different income levels will br affected.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Taxes

Increase in payroll tax raises concerns for Cleveland small business owner

Jan 2, 2013
Steve Presser, proprietor of Big Fun toy store in Cleveland, says although the deal to avert the fiscal cliff eases uncertainty among consumers, the payroll tax increase raises a whole other list of issues.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Small Business, payroll tax

'Cliff' deal ends payroll tax cut

Jan 2, 2013
The short-term stimulus plan had pumped billions into the economy.
Posted In: payroll tax, fiscal cliff, Social Security

Fiscal cliff deal raises payroll tax

Jan 2, 2013
The 2 percent payroll tax rise means that a person who earns $50,000 a year will pay $1,000 more in taxes.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, payroll tax, Taxes

Europe, post-fiscal cliff

Jan 2, 2013
European stocks scored gains in early trading after the United States reached a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, but will the optimism last?
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Europe, Europe debt crisis

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