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January 18, 2013 RSS feed / On Second Thought

Payroll tax hike is a symptom of runaway federal spending

Most of us will be seeing our 2013 paychecks shrink, but don’t blame the boss. Your take-home pay is shrinking because of a federal tax hike on your earnings. More...