Taxpayers to get rude surprise

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    INSIDE WASHINGTON: Taxpayers to get rude surprise - Yahoo! Finance

    Here's Obama's help for the middle class, as promised.

    This ought to stimulate the economy.
     
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    All of this short term crap isn't going to amount to a hill of beans in comparison to the long term trends. If we continue on the current course over the next eight years, within fifteen years everyone will be paying at least 50% more in taxes, because there will be no other options left.

    Everyone's worried about a flu pandemic, but nobody gives a shit about the spending pandemic taking place in Washington.
     
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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't it just the withholding tables that were changed, and not the actual tax code?
    In other words, you are still going to pay the same amount of tax on your income when April 15th rolls around, you just had less withheld throughout the year.
     
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    Simple solution:

    Take the extra money that you get back from the government, stick it in a savings account, then when it's time to pay it back to the IRS, just withdraw it from the savings account.

    With the leftover money made with the interest, you can probably buy a sandwich, Coke, and chips at Subway.
     
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    This may be the best think that happens to the worthless GOP. Going to be lots of pissed people a year from now.
     
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    The truth is we should all be paying 50% more now.
     
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    70% of american taypayers do not pay more at settlement but received a refund
     
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    i saw this coming
     
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    i saw you seeing this coming
     
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    Suckers.
     

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