Donald Williamson, American University Kogod Tax Center Executive Director
Topic: Guest discusses changes to U.S. tax code coming as a result of the passage of the American Tax Payer Relief Act of 2012 (the "fiscal cliff" bill). He explains changes to rates and deductions coming in 2013 and retroactive changes now going into effect for 2012, and gives an overview of what it means for Americans’ taxes.
Thomas Schatz, Citizens Against Government Waste President
Topic: A look at the “fiscal cliff” legislation approved by Congress and what was in the deal, including tax breaks for NASCAR and plug-in scooters.
Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News Senior Correspondent
Topic: Guest runs through the taxes and fees Americans face in 2013 as part of the Affordable Care Act. He explains what’s kicking in, who it affects, what it pays for, and why it’s happening. He also reviews other ways American health care is changing in 2013 and how it’s being paid for.