The Orange County Register highlighted the “Tax Hike Exemption Card.” What's the big deal? Each tax increase violates Obama's pledge not to raise taxes. It also mentions the taxes yet to come: a European-style value-added tax, cap and trade taxes, and even a federal soda tax.

CNET News quoted Government Affairs Manager for ATR, Kelly Cobb, about the Boucher – Smith bill that attempts to curb states from taxing internet commerce. "However, the battle over the next year will be fought with those who look past digital goods and just want to tax everything online, despite the constitutional violations."

The Pittsburgh Tribune – Review highlighted next year’s looming tax hikes which will become the largest in the history of the United States. “Congress might choose to extend some benefits and let those for top earners expire, said Ryan Ellis, tax policy director of Americans for Tax Reform, a Washington tax policy nonprofit group.”