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Payroll Tax Hike

'Unrecovery' Hurting Low-Income Shoppers, McDonald's, Walmart

Reuters | Posted 10.16.2013 | Business

By Phil Wahba and Lisa Baertlein Aug 16 (Reuters) - From Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Gap Inc to Macy's Inc and McDonald's Corp, chains th...

Payroll Tax Hike Hurting Beer Sales

CNBC | Arjun Kharpal | Posted 07.24.2013 | Business

CNBC U.S. beer sales declined in the first half of 2013 fueled by the payroll tax hike and a jump in unemployment among young men, according to r...

Survey Finds Tax Hike Fears Overrated

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.26.2013 | Business

The payroll tax hike may not be derailing the economic recovery after all. Forty-eight percent of Americans did not even notice the Jan. 1 payroll ...

Companies' Love-Hate Relationship With Payroll Tax Hike

AP | By DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.02.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Companies are rushing to describe the impact of higher Social Security taxes that took effect in January. They paint a bleak pictu...

Washington Idiocy Pinches Consumers

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.22.2013 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

Fast Food Executives' Dire Warning

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Business

(Repeats without changes to headline or text) * Payroll tax rise, pump prices crimp spending * Wal-Mart, Burger King, Kr...

Regardless Of Deal, Your Taxes Are Going Up

AP | PAUL WISEMAN and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 03.03.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers managed to avoid driving the United States over the so-called fiscal cliff with a late-night vote Tuesday. But higher tax...

Your Salary Is About To Shrink

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 12.31.2012 | Business

At the stroke of midnight, your effective salary will shrink. Starting Tuesday when the payroll tax break expires, around 160 million American work...