The Economy: Everything You Want to Know About Phase II

Since you won't allow an extra big bonus for some of my better workers this Christmas, I'm going to get around it by cutting everybody else's salary that week so my favorite workers will still get special treatment. Is that legal?

THE employer in Phoenix who came up with that idea will undoubtedly be remembered as the Scrooge of Phase 11, at least by his nonfavorite employees. Officials at one of the 2,800 branches of the Internal Revenue Service, which handles inquiries about what can and cannot be done under President Nixon's economic controls,...

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