Of course, tax rates haven’t gone up, unless you pay more for cigs so kids can have health insurance. If you are getting less in your check, you need to talk to your employer. S/He is either cheating you, or s/he is cheating you. Everyone got more money in their paychecks a year ago. If your income tax bill has gone up, perhaps you are like me and you don’t have as much to deduct this year.
Yeah, I could cry about the fact that I got my energy efficient windows when I couldn’t get a tax break for doing so, but I blame that on GWBush and the Republicans for not getting with the energy efficiency program. Dicks.