February 15, 2021
President Biden and House Way & Means Committee Democrats have proposed increasing the earned income tax credit (EITC) for workers without children at home –...
February 11, 2021
Republicans and some leading economists have raised concerns about the cost, fairness, and stimulative effects of proposed cash payments in the pandemic relief legislation Congress...
February 11, 2021
Depressed that you won’t be dining out in a romantic restaurant with your loved one this Valentine’s Day? The Tax Policy Center has a prescription...
February 10, 2021
The major tax provisions of the pandemic relief bill proposed by House Ways & Means Committee Democrats on January 8 would reduce 2021 federal taxes...
February 9, 2021
The plan to expand the Child Tax Credit (CTC) proposed yesterday by House Ways & Means Committee Democrats included an important new feature—the IRS would...
February 3, 2021
A few years ago, Ta-Nehesi Coates wrote a powerful essay, “The Case for Reparations” for The Atlantic . Reparations, he affirmed, would help close the...
February 3, 2021
We’re one month into 2021. There’s a pandemic, an economic slump, and a new president and vice president. Congress is considering another pandemic relief bill and may address new tax proposals too. And tax season starts next week. There’s no time like the present to ask my friends and family what they think about taxes!
February 2, 2021
In a recent blog , I looked at two ways Congress could refocus those $1,400 per person relief payments on those who need it most...
February 1, 2021
Some Senate Republicans say they want to scale back President Biden’s proposed $1,400 relief payments. Last week, my Tax Policy Center colleague Howard Gleckman proposed...
January 26, 2021
Congressional Republicans and some Democrats are urging lawmakers to better target President Biden’s $1.9 trillion plan for new pandemic relief. And they are right: It...