payroll-tax

Silicon Valley might be famous for its free cafeterias, but behind all those fancy food spreads is a burgeoning corporate tax question.

Thought you would see consumer spending collapse after the post-fiscal cliff tax hikes? Nah, didn't happen.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Feb 13, 2013
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January sales at major chain retailers held up nicely, though it is too soon to draw firm conclusions about how higher payroll taxes will affect consumers.

Americans want to fix Social Security through tax hikes, not benefit cuts, a new, rigorously conducted survey finds.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jan 31, 2013
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The end of the payroll tax has gone from being an abstraction to being real.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jan 11, 2013
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Some are calling for the outright repeal of the tax that pays for Social Security. But how do you pay for it? We run the numbers.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 26, 2012
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Most debt plans, including Bowles-Simpson, include major cuts to Social Security. Sen. Mark Begich has another idea.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 16, 2012
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A carbon tax could make room for cuts in other taxes. But those cuts won't that big.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 13, 2012
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