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Tax Relief For Young Taxpayers?

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When Congress returns for the lame duck session following the midterm elections, topping its “to-do” list will be whether to extend the Bush-era tax cuts, which are set to expire at the end of the year.

Josh Lederman takes a look at how high-end tax relief affects young taxpayers. His report is part of a collaboration between WAMU 88.5 News and Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.


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