By Simon Landau
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - While the buzz in the District and the entire nation surrounds the so-called "fiscal cliff", some are still in the dark about how it could affect them.
The reality of the situation, though, is that if the country goes off the Cliff, taxes would rise by more than $500 billion in 2013 according to a report by the Tax Policy Center/Urban Institute and Brookings Institution.
The info-graphic above features data found in that report and shows how the Fiscal Cliff could potentially affect your wallet.
See the TPC full report here.