Pension checks decreased from December to January, but retirees can get the money back.
The Senate may soon consider a pre-paid estate tax, which would not only save the wealthy lots of money, but would also continue the full employment of estate tax lawyers.
A Value Added Tax (VAT) is a tax consumers pay on the market value added to a product at each stage of manufacture or distribution. There's a lot of chatter about the US implementing a VAT to solve its looming fiscal crisis.
Instead of collecting eventually 19 percent of gross domestic product, his plan would generate less than 17 percent, according to the Tax Policy Center.