Tax Expert: Think the "Fiscal Cliff" Won't Affect You? Think Again. By Beth Adams • Dec 7, 2012 TweetShareGoogle+Email Listen Listening... / 4:17 Credit Google Images The nation is only weeks away from the fiscal cliff's deadline of December 31st. But the debate war amongst lawmakers rages on... Law Professor at SUNY Buffalo Stuart Lazar tells WXXI's Beth Adams why the fiscal cliff is an important issue and what it means for New Yorkers. Tags: fiscal cliffLazarsuny buffaloTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.