House Rejects Payroll Tax Cut Extension

Posted by | December 20, 2011 16:55 | Filed under: Top Stories

The House voted against extending the payroll tax cut for two months.

House leaders demand a one-year extension. The chamber voted along party lines, 229-193, in rejecting the Senate deal and calling for negotiators to be appointed to broker a final agreement.

Failure to extend the payroll tax cut would cost the average household roughly $1,000 a year.

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