"Everyone who pays income tax – and some who don't _will feel it.
So will doctors who accept Medicare, people who get unemployment aid,
defense contractors, air traffic controllers, national park rangers and
companies that do research and development.
The package of tax increases and spending cuts known as the
"fiscal cliff" takes effect in January unless Congress passes a budget
deal by then. The economy would be hit so hard that it would likely sink
into recession in the first half of 2013, economists say.
And no matter who you are, it will be all but impossible to avoid the pain."
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