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Posted byon January 15, 2013 at 5:16 PM EDT
See how President Obama and the IRS are working for small business owners by providing easier ways to file their taxes this year.
Posted byon January 14, 2013 at 4:30 PM EDT
Before taking questions from the assembled journalists, the President took a moment to reflect on the past four years, and look ahead to his agenda for the next term, which includes new jobs, new opportunity, and new security for the middle class
Posted byon January 10, 2013 at 5:30 PM EDT
The President asks Jacob Lew -- the current White House chief of staff -- to serve as the next Treasury Secretary.
Posted byon January 10, 2013 at 1:13 PM EDT
The Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau explains the new Ability-to-Repay rule for mortgages. To put it simply: lenders should not set up consumers to fail.
Posted byon January 7, 2013 at 5:00 PM EDT
The Obama Administration recently released a detailed action plan to achieve the goal of increasing Federal services to entrepreneurs and small businesses, with an emphasis on startups and growing firms and underserved markets.
Posted byon January 5, 2013 at 7:00 AM EDT
President Obama talks about the bipartisan agreement that Congress reached this week which prevented a middle-class tax hike, congratulates the newly sworn-in members of Congress, and looks forward to working with the new Congress in the new year to continue to grow our economy and shrink our deficits in a balanced way.
Posted byon January 4, 2013 at 11:13 AM EDT
Brian Deese explains what the new agreement to extend tax cuts for the middle class means for the economy and how it met President Obama's key economic priorities.
Posted byon January 4, 2013 at 10:30 AM EDT
Today’s report shows that private sector businesses added 168,000 jobs in December.The economy has now added private sector jobs for 34 straight months, and a total of 5.8 million jobs have been added over that period.
Posted byon January 3, 2013 at 7:54 PM EDT
On Friday, January 4th at 11:30 a.m. ET, the White House is answering your questions about the tax deal during a live Twitter Q&A.
Posted byon January 2, 2013 at 1:00 PM EDT
We know that that a lot of people have questions about the fiscal cliff tax deal, so we've pulled together some of the most important facts.