7:30am Nina Olson, IRS National Taxpayer Advocate
Topic: A look at what the impending “fiscal cliff” means for tax filing season. Guest will also discuss the top issues for the office of the Taxpayer Advocate as we head into 2013.
IRS Advocate Case Line: 1-877-275-8271
8:15am Sarah Kliff, Washington Post, Health Care Reporter @sarahkliff
Topic: As part of our series examining various aspects of the so-called “fiscal cliff” Sarah Kliff will discuss the “doc fix”, the formula for paying doctors under Medicare, explaining what it is, what it costs, and what would happen to it if we go over the “fiscal cliff.”
9:15am Jennifer Ortman, U.S. Census Bureau, Population Projections Branch - Demographer @uscensusbureau & William Frey, Brookings Institution, Senior Fellow & Demographer @BrookingsMetro
Topic: How the nation’s population is expected to over the next half-century. This week, the Census Bureau released a report with projections showing a considerably older and more racially and ethnically diverse nation by 2060. These population projections by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin, are the first set of population projections based on the 2010 Census. We’ll also discuss policy ramifications of this population growth, including government spending on social programs, immigration, politics, and the effect of the 2008-09 recession.
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