The New York Post is reporting that New Yorkers are starting to realize the gravity they’ll feel if we go over the fiscal cliff. Good. Let them feel it. Let them freak. Elections have consequences.
Folks freak at size of tax hikes if fiscal cliff isn’t averted in the coming days
They’re ready to jump off a real cliff.
New Yorkers of all income levels got a rude awakening yesterday when they saw in The Post how much more they will pay in taxes next year without a fiscal-cliff deal by Jan. 1.
“It’s that much higher?” asked IT worker Vikas Kataria, 34, who discovered that his combined household income of about $250,000 per year will cost him nearly $10,000 more in taxes.
“I thought it was a couple thousand — but that’s a lot,” said Kataria, who works at Merrill Lynch in Manhattan and is married…
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