The Senate's $149 Billion Jobs Bill: What Does It Do For You?

Now that the U.S. Senate has approved a $149 billion jobs bill that extends both unemployment benefits and tax breaks for businesses, just what does the legislation mean for ordinary Americans? "If this bill gets through the House of Representatives, it will almost certainly be helpful for struggling individuals," says Cindy Hockenberry, an economist and research coordinator for the National Association of Tax Professionals, a nonprofit professional group. "The bill is designed to stimulate the...Full Story
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