Stories tagged: payroll tax cut
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2012, 8:12 A.M.
Congress moves toward ending payroll tax cut fight
The House kicked off debate today on extending a payroll tax cut for 160 million workers and jobless benefits for people out of work the longest, a showdown that many …
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2011, 11:04 A.M.
House GOP rejects 2-month payroll tax cut
The House today rejected a plan backed by President Barack Obama that would have extended a 2-percent payroll tax cut for two months and bought time for talks on a …
SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2011, 10:16 A.M.
Senate OKs trillion-dollar budget bill, payroll tax cut
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed legislation Saturday extending a Social Security payroll tax cut and jobless benefits for just two months, handing President Barack Obama a partial victory while …