The Takeaway: Congress Talks Trimming Tax Breaks for Retirement Savers

<strong>Tough on Tax Breaks?</strong> Members of Congress gathered Tuesday to begin considering <strong>changes</strong> to the U.S. tax code. Great, right? Everyone agrees the American tax code is absurdly complicated and could use some reforming. Unfortunately, that's where the agreement tends to end. Overhauling the <strong>tax code</strong>"”which could begin as soon as next year"”is bound to bring difficult trade-offs. Just consider one of the first area lawmakers are targeting: Tax breaks on <strong>retirement savings</strong>.