Jan 1, 2013 The fiscal cliff was hardly the only important deadline today in Washington. Today's the day for the Secretary of Health and Human Services to tell states whether their plans for health insurance exchanges pass muster.
Jan 1, 2013 The Senate deal permanently raises income taxes for individuals making more than $400,000 a year. It delays -- for just two months -- most of those automatic spending cuts that were set to kick in. And it includes a number of other provisions to stave off the most pressing aspects of the fiscal cliff.
Jan 2, 2013 The IRS faces a ton of decisions, changes and updates in the fiscal cliff deals. But until there is a deal, the federal agency is as uncertain about the future as everyone else.
Dec 31, 2012 Defense contractors are already cutting back as the war in Afghanistan winds down.
Dec 31, 2012 'Bridges to Nowhere' and other pork-barrel spending used to be the grease for deal-making in Congress.
Dec 31, 2012 Check out Marketplace’s explainers and decoders of the fiscal cliff. Find out what exactly could happen to your personal budget -- and learn how we got to this point.
Dec 31, 2012 All eyes on are on Washington as the deadline to the fiscal cliff is just hours away.
Dec 28, 2012 Come Monday, if there’s no fiscal cliff deal, the best way for people to indicate their unhappiness is the markets.
Dec 28, 2012 Among the tax cuts set to expire if Congress rolls over the fiscal cliff is the federal estate tax. Some states are looking forward to the old law, which gave them a slice of the tax revenue.