Hopefully you were not waiting until President Obama’s State of the Union address on January 20 to hear about his plans to shake up the tax laws. After all, the details of his tax plan had been leaked days earlier and the entire text of his speech was posted online before the event.
Apparently we have a new State of the Union address tradition. In each of his six previous State of the Union addresses he also proposed tax hikes.
Here are the more significant tax provisions that were proposed.