Financial Security Index Charts 42% Of Middle Income Hit By Payroll CutDespite fears that the payroll tax cut expiration would slow down the mighty consumer, most working Americans say they didn't notice an extra 2% coming out of their paychecks at the beginning of January, according to Bankrate's March 2013 Financial Security Index.Though 55% of Americans were unaware of, or unaffected by, the 2% hit to their paycheck, the survey found 30% say they did cut back on their spending as a result of the tax cut expiring.Additionally, 8% of Americans said they put less money into savings as a result of the payroll tax while 3% said they scaled back their retirement contributions.Watch Greg McBride's analysis of the poll results. .The 2% payroll tax cut originally began in 2011 as a result of the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010. It reduced Social Security tax withholding from 6.2% to 4.2% of wages paid, the Internal Revenue Service reports. Now ...
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