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Washington Hotline – January 22, 2013

Secretary Geithner Requests Debt Limit Increase In a letter to Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner explained the current financial status. Treasury is now borrowing from pension and other funds to pay federal bills. Geithner […]

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Social Security Tips – January 2013

Social Security expanded the services available with a mySocialSecurity account, a personalized online account that people can use beginning in their working years and continuing throughout the time they receive Social Security benefits.   For those receiving Social Security and SSI benefits, they can now access their benefit verification letter, payment history and earnings record […]

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Summary of Changes in New Fiscal Cliff Deal

After many starts and stops, the terms of the American Taxpayer Relief Act (more commonly known as the “fiscal cliff resolution”) were successfully negotiated and signed into law by President Obama last week. The changes related to taxation are highlighted below. Click here to read an article that contains additional information about each change. The income tax […]

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