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