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Nov. 7, 2012
A simple explanation of the much-hyped, so-called fiscal cliff.
Washington is negotiating a budget deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. Find out what's on the negotiating table.
Between the election on Nov. 6 and the end of December, Congress will face pressing decisions about how much (and whom) to tax and how much (and on what) to spend. This is your chance to build a better budget – and then tell Congress about it.
In a piece on Bill Moyers and other sites, NPP research analysts explain all the pieces of the so-called fiscal cliff and make predictions about what will happen.
The Bush-era tax cuts are making the news as they near their expiration date on Dec. 31, 2012. There’s much debate over whether or not the high-income tax cuts should be extended. See how much those tax cuts cost and who benefits.
Tax cuts for the wealthiest 2% of Americans will cost the U.S. government more than $80 billion in FY2013. Just what does that mean? Get the facts:
In these budget briefs, senior research analyst Mattea Kramer explains the fiscal cliff.
Fiscal Cliff Part 1 – Sequestration
Fiscal Cliff Part 2 – The Bush Tax Cuts
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