President Obama signed the Three Percent Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act on November 21. The new law repeals three percent withholding on government contractors and expands tax incentives to encourage employers to hire military veterans.
On November 10, 2011, the Senate, by a vote of 95 to 0, approved legislation to repeal the three percent withholding on government contracts scheduled to take effect in 2013. The House also passed repeal legislation on October 27, 2011. … Con…
President Obama unveiled a $3 trillion federal budget Deficit Reduction Plan on September 19, 2011 including $1.5 trillion in tax increases. The President’s Deficit Reduction Plan (“Living Within Our Means and Investing in the Future:
President Obama has challenged Congress to immediately pass the American Jobs Act of 2011 – a $447 billion jobs package, including payroll tax cuts and tax credits to encourage hiring, along with extended 100 percent bonus depreciation, which would be paid for by limiting deductions for higher income taxpayers and changing the taxation of carried interest.