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Tue Feb 12, 2013, 05:11 PM

Treasury Reports $3 billion Surplus for January

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Source: AP

WASHINGTON The federal government reported a rare surplus for January and is on track to run the lowest annual deficit since President Barack Obama took office.
The Treasury Department said Tuesday that the government took in a surplus of $2.9 billion in January, helped by nearly $9 billion more in Social Security taxes. Last month Congress and the White House allowed a temporary cut in Social Security taxes to expire.

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mobileweb/2013/02/12/treasury-budget-surplus_n_2672053.html



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Response to Dragonbreathp9d (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2013, 05:12 PM

1. Wow. Increased revenues (taxes) brings in revenues.

That's crazy talk.

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Tue Feb 12, 2013, 05:19 PM

2. duplicate topic - locking

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