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Be Not Fooled: 77% of Americans Will Pay Higher Taxes

pppqq Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 3:07 PM
all you people on here are all so stupid. these politicians (democrat and republican) will take all of everyone's money. they will bankrupt this country. there will be riots in the street - soon, real soon.
Both the Senate and the House passed legislation yesterday to avert and delay the fiscal cliff. But make no mistake - every worker on a company payroll is going to see a tax increase. Take a close look at the first paycheck of 2013 and compare it with the last one of 2012.

The reason is that, while income tax rates have been largely preserved outside of upper income-earners, payroll taxes are going up on everyone by 2%. In 2011, Congress passed a one-year extension of a temporary payroll tax cut, from 6.2% to 4.2%. It's heading back to 6.2%,...