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Dissecting the Tax Bill

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Dissecting the Tax Bill

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Dissecting the Tax Bill

Dissecting the Tax Bill

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Many components of the tax bill passed by Congress come with so-called "sunset provisions" attached. That means new tax rates are only temporary — in theory. If they're extended, some analysts believe deficits may rise sharply. Others believe the tax relief will get the economy moving again. NPR's Kathy Schalch reports.