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Items Tagged with 'fiscal cliff'
By now you should have all heard that Congress narrowly averted the country's fall over the "fiscal cliff" at the very last moment (well, actually, after the very last moment, but retroactive to the very last moment) by enacting the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, known as ATRA. Read More
The recent fiscal cliff tax legislation (American Taxpayer Relief Act) made the estate tax exemption and rates permanently part of the tax code. Read More
Two West Michigan executives in pivotal industries — manufacturing and banking — have offered their views of what lies ahead for business as the year draws to a close and the nation edges closer to the legendary fiscal cliff. Read More
Federal government pays most of the cost of residency training for new doctors.
If Congress and President Obama don’t reach an agreement on government financing before Jan. 1 — the infamous fiscal cliff — the budget for Medicare/Medicaid is slated to be reduced automatically, and that’s where most of the money comes from for the residency training medical school graduates must have in order to become licensed physicians. Read More
The looming fiscal cliff has implications for health care. The package of automatic spending cuts and tax hikes is set to kick in during January 2013 unless President Obama and Capitol Hill agree on a way to stop them. Here are some items of interest regarding health care. Read More