Runaway Deficit Leaves Pols With Awful Choices on Taxes

Uncertainty about Americans' tax future reigns in Washington: Will Bush-era tax cuts be allowed by Congress to expire Jan. 1 or will they be extended? And if extended, how long and for whom? A meeting yesterday between the president and Republican leaders did little to clarify what taxpayers can expect in 2011. "It's a mess!" says attorney Barbara Weltman. "I've never seen such uncertainty." She's been dispensing tax and business advice for 30 years. At last count, Congress was entertaining...Full Story
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