TAXES: Goodies for Everyone

A cash rebate for everyone on 1974 federal income tax payments. A new credit for each member of all families paying taxes for 1975. A cash gift to most retired workers and other Social Security beneficiaries. New tax breaks for the poor. An added incentive for businesses to expand in 1975 and 1976.

Those are among the most attractive financial Easter eggs that were packed into a bulging basket of tax goodies last week and delivered to the White House by members of Congress just before they left on a holiday recess. The...

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