Originally Posted by BigDinFL
Most do not realize how many locales raised a LOT of tax rates effective January 1, including a new Federal payroll tax to fund Obamacare.
The "increase" in the payroll tax wasn't a "new" tax; it wasn't actually an increase, either, but rather reflected the expiration of a temporary reduction
in the payroll tax that was enacted at the end of 2010, as a way to help middle- and lower-class workers in hard times.
See this article
"Once the writer in every individual comes to life (and that time is not far off), we are in for an age of universal deafness and lack of understanding."
(Milan Kundera, Book of Laughter and Forgetting, 1980)