Posts Tagged ‘payroll’

Payroll Tax Deal Pushes U.S. Closer to Debt Ceiling

The payroll tax extension that Congress passed last week “accelerated the timeline for another battle over the debt ceiling,” The Hill reports. Tweet This Post

Dems, GOP look to play offense after payroll fight

Bruised from the payroll tax cut brawl, congressional Republicans want to change the subject and push legislation they say would create jobs by promoting transportation and energy projects, cutting business taxes and helping companies raise capital. Tweet This Post

Congress extends payroll tax cut, sends to Obama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congress on Friday passed legislation extending a tax cut for 160 million workers through December and continuing long-term jobless benefits, handing President Barack Obama a major victory in this election year. In two quick bipartisan votes, the House of Representatives passed the measure 293-132, and minutes later the Senate passed it 60-36. [...]

Congress sends payroll tax cut bill to Obama

Congress on Friday approved legislation renewing a payroll tax cut for 160 million workers and jobless benefits for millions more, backing the main items on President Barack Obama’s jobs agenda in a rare burst of Washington bipartisanship. Tweet This Post

Congress sends payroll tax cut bill to Obama

Congress on Friday approved legislation renewing a payroll tax cut for 160 million workers and jobless benefits for millions more, backing the main items on President Barack Obama’s jobs agenda in a rare burst of Washington bipartisanship. Tweet This Post

House passes payroll tax cut extension

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Congress moves toward ending payroll tax cut fight

Congress is getting ready to vote on extending a payroll tax cut and jobless benefits for people out of work the longest. Tweet This Post

House speaker says payroll tax bill won’t add jobs

A compromise bill extending a payroll tax cut and jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed should be enacted, but it’s not going to help the economy very much, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday. Tweet This Post

Deal reached on payroll tax cut extension

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