With just over two weeks left in the 2014 calendar year, the Senate finally made up its mind about the tax extenders bill. The bill, which extends the life of a number of tax breaks through 2014, passed the Senate 76 to 16. Only 60 votes were needed for approval. While the bill is only a temporary fix, it will be welcome relief to many taxpayers as they begin to file their 2014 tax returns.  Here are more details from a report in Forbes.