Breaking down the tax deal

President Obama agreed to extend all the Bush tax cuts and provide a more generous estate tax in exchange for a continuation of refundable tax credits and a 13-month extension of unemployment benefits.

    The details

  • The breakdown
  • Impact on the economy

A look at how the plan breaks down.

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SOURCES: Moody’s Analytics, Congressional Budget Office
GRAPHIC: Karen Yourish and Laura Stanton / The Washington Post - Dec. 7, 2010.

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