Has the payroll tax hike affected your spending? / Andy Manis for USA TODAY
It's one of the hottest issues in the economy.
The question is whether the hike in payroll taxes â?? worth about $85 a month to the average U.S. family â?? is slowing down consumer spending.
Walmart attracted a buzz with leaked memos about a drop in business, but car sales and housing measures still look strong.
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