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Treasury Will Allow States to Take ARP Funds and Cut Taxes, With Some Guardrails
On Monday, the U.S. Treasury Department released much-anticipated guidance for the American Recovery Plan ’s (ARP) $350 billion in direct state and local aid ,...
May 13, 2021
Richard C. Auxier
Should Government Use Tax Incentives to Encourage People to Get The COVID-19 Vaccine?
Tax incentives can encourage action that supports the public good—like lifting children out of poverty, giving to charity, pursuing higher education, or using alternatives to fossil fuels. How about helping end a global pandemic?
May 5, 2021
Monthly or Quarterly Child Tax Credit Payments? Both Have Value
IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig told the Senate Finance Committee on April 13 that the agency could begin delivering monthly 2021 Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments...
April 28, 2021
William J. Congdon
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