The package extends many Bush-era tax breaks, including lower rates, and cuts the Social Security payroll tax from 6.2% to 4.2%.
Taxpayers who didn't have enough withheld because of the Making Work Pay credit will have to pay up when they file.
Tax deal lets homeowners continue to deduct PMI, but some will lose the right to deduct property taxes.
Provisions on Coverdell accounts, capital gains, IRA gifts to charity and other extensions benefit those who are not rich.
You may want to buy office equipment, set up a retirement plan or pay next year's health insurance premiums before Dec. 31.
The plan extends tax cuts, including the estate tax and the child tax credit. It also cuts payroll taxes. The unemployed and businesses would benefit, too.
Two energy tax credits can help you save energy and tax dollars.
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