2013 Locality Pay Rates – General Schedule (GS) Pay Table Adjustments

[2013 Locality Pay Rates Update] The president has signed an executive order that freezes GS pay rises in 2013. Unfortunately the executive order and existing continuing resolution also stated that, “…….. locality payments in 2013 for Government wide and single-agency categories of employees….will continue at the …

Read More

Obama’s 2012 Budget Proposal – What It May Include

[Updated Feb 14 2011] President Obama has officially released his administration’ $3.7 trillion fiscal budget blueprint for 2012, which will result in a $1.65 trillion deficit (10.9% of GDP) in the current fiscal year – the largest dollar amount in U.S. history. With cutting the …

Read More

2017-2018 Estate Tax Changes and Exemption Extension

[Update] – As part of the 2018 Trump tax reform package there is a big push to get the Estate tax fully repealed or raise existing exemption levels. Provisions around this are being debated in Congress and you can get the latest updates in this article. …

Read More