June 19, 2020
Should Congress manipulate the timing of business tax benefits to support firms in the midst of the COVID-19 economic slump? And if so, how?
June 11, 2020
To follow significant fiscal changes, such as those being driven by the legislative responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, it helps to have a background in...
June 10, 2020
President Trump has taken a strong position against calls by some on the political left to “defund” police departments. At the same time, he continues...
June 9, 2020
Presidential Budgets reveal much about the priorities of an administration. President Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget, released in early 2020, proposes almost no additional resources...
June 8, 2020
Congress has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic-induced economic slowdown by putting hundreds of billions of dollars directly into people’s pockets. Much of this came from...
June 5, 2020
With the May jobless rate at 13.3 percent —an improvement over April but still terrible-- policymakers are considering many ideas to support workers in the...
June 3, 2020
The Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act , HEROES Act, would substantially increase the earned income tax credit (EITC) for workers without children...
June 3, 2020
After nearly three months under a stay-at-home order, my daughter may have had it with my house rules. She sent me a TikTok video of...
June 1, 2020
States and localities across the country are facing an unprecedented fiscal situation from the economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic. Governors are confronting drastically falling...
May 28, 2020
Congress can’t seem to end its love affair with tax deductions. For a brief period starting with then-House Ways & Means Committee Chair Dave Camp’s...