...Our analysis of U.S. withheld income and employment taxesHowever, lest any of the more naïve readers assume that the magazine's numbers represent any bottom-line "reality," the Forbes writer goes on to add:
in 2012 tells us that...job growth has been around 100,000 per month less than being reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
...last yearYes, in 2011 Forbes claimed the line going straight down (U.S. employment) was going up at even a steeper angle than the fiction writers at the BLS. The salient point here is that even Forbes (a producer of its own fantasy job numbers) acknowledges that reported "job gains" by the BLS cannot be reconciled with actual taxation records.
2011 we reported better job and wage and salary growth numbers than the BLS and BEA.