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Taxing Social Security Benefits  — Imperial Valley News

Legislation introduced Wednesday in the House of Representatives would stop the practice of double-taxation of Social Security Benefits. Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens, said that AMAC “stands squarely behind the bill and will relentlessly encourage the…

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Why Spending Is Back in Season in Washington  — New York Times

America’s partisan divisions are so familiar it sometimes seems the fight never changes. But on the federal budget, the battlefield has been transformed. Four years ago, when budget deficits topped $1 trillion, congressional Republicans turned their midterm election triumph into…

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Congress torn over depleted disability fund  — The Hill

A Social Security fund that provides benefits to nearly nine million disabled people is projected to run out by the end of 2016, and a new House rule could cause headaches for majority Republicans during the upcoming push to shore…

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New Report: Deficit Will Exceed $1 Trillion Before Decade’s End  — The Daily Signal

The new Congressional Budget Office report released today shows deficits and debt rising over the next decade, despite a short-term improvement in the 2015 budget year. The report contains several pertinent facts concerning spending, taxes, deficits, and debt, including these…

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How Obama’s New Tax Plan Discriminates Against Stay-at-Home Parents

President Obama’s new tax plan, which he discussed in part in the State of the Union, lays out new proposals that he claims would help low- and middle-income families. These included a new tax credit program for dual-earner families and…

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“I signed up for Social Security. When will I get my first check?”

Complete Question: I finally got all signed up to start my Social Security benefits for my 66th birthday, which is on February 5th, 2015. So when will I get my first check and how often will I get paid? I…

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