Senate Democrats

Reid Statement On Middle-Class Tax Cut Taking Effect

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement on the Tax Relief, Unemployment Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010, which took effect Jan. 1 and started showing up in paychecks today:

"This year, 1.2 million Nevadans will keep $800 million more of their hard-earned money thanks to a middle-class tax cut that will show up in paychecks starting today. At a time when every dollar counts, millions of American families with will take home more than $1,000 to help put food on the table and make the mortgage payment. Although our economy is beginning to turn around, times are still hard, and this tax cut will help ease those hard times.” 

The Wall Street Journal:

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