The Wall Street Journal: How Trump payroll-tax gambit in August painted companies and Congress into a corner

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President Donald Trump at an Oval Office signing ceremony in April for the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act.

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WASHINGTON — President Trump’s decision to defer payroll taxes until the end of the year is leaving challenges for lawmakers to manage after he leaves office in January, and they haven’t figured out what — if anything —to do.

From the archives (August 2020): Here’s what Trump’s payroll-tax deferral could mean for your paycheck

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