12-27-2012 http://finance.yahoo.com/news/rich-pay-more-taxes-next-101900541.html The rich will pay more taxes in 2013 no matter what The rich will pay more in taxes next year regardless of the outcome of the fiscal cliff. That's because two new taxes enacted to fund President Obama's health care reform are kicking in come January. The new levies will help foot the bill for the program to expand health care coverage for the uninsured, which involves government subsidies for lower- and middle-income Americans. The vast majority of taxpayers will escape unscathed, however. Fewer than 2% will be subject to the new taxes, said Roberton Williams, a senior fellow at the Tax Policy Center.