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2013 Average Monthly Social Security Benefits Change With COLA Increase

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) confirmed that the 2013 COLA increase will be 1.7%. This means that nearly 62 million Americans will see their benefit payments increase in January 2013, with the average retiree receiving a $21 increase.  As detailed in the table below, retired couples will see a $34 increase with disabled workers receiving a $19 increase on […]

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2016 – 2017 Food Stamp (SNAP) Income Eligibility Levels, Deductions and Benefit Allotment Payments

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2017 Update – The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) has reported that the SNAP program funding is likely to see significant cuts if the the House Budget Committee-approved budget plan is passed. More than $150 billion is proposed to be cut from the program (over 20 percent) over the next ten years (2017-2026). […]

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2012 Medicare Part B Monthly Premiums By Income Levels And Tax Filing Status

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2012 Medicare Part B monthly premium rates that cover hospitals plus physician and outpatient expenses, are shown in the following table (by individual and joint filers) and reflect the 2012 COLA increase. The standard Medicare Part B monthly premium ($99.90) for existing beneficiaries reflects a $3.50 increase over the 2011 “harmless” premium of $96.40. New […]

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Quarterly Estimated Tax Payments and Installment Due Dates – 2011 and 2012 schedules

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Estimated taxes normally have to paid if you do not withhold taxes via your employer or if the amount of income tax being withheld from your salary, pension, or other income is insufficient. Estimated taxes are generally paid by small business’, self-employed workers with variable sources of income/expenses or those that have been notified by […]

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How Much A Debt Deal Will Cost You With Higher Taxes, Fewer Deductions, Lower Benefits and Working Longer

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[Update as of July 23rd] It’s time to pay for the American dream. In various discussions around how to cut the national debt, so that we don’t have to keep raising the debt ceiling, one theme that is common in most plans is that Americans now and for generations to come are going to feel […]

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