Tax Policy Center

coronavirus

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The $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law last week will allocate roughly $200 billion in fiscal relief to...
March 30, 2020Tracy GordonRichard C. Auxier
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The federal government’s new coronavirus payments to adults and children will provide much-needed cash to 90 percent of US households. Unfortunately, tens of millions of...
March 30, 2020Howard GleckmanElaine Maag
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
For many households, the most important provision of the massive $2.2 trillion stimulus bill passed by the Senate last night will be the individual cash...
March 26, 2020Howard Gleckman
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During last month’s Democratic presidential debate, moderator Gayle King asked the candidates what motto guided their lives. If Oprah’s best friend ever asks me, I...
March 25, 2020Janet Holtzblatt
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Congress is about to pass a massive economic stimulus package that will, among other things, send cash to most American households. The so-called rebates amount...
March 25, 2020Leonard E. Burman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The direct payments (called recovery rebates) included in the Senate’s latest coronavirus stimulus plan would target two-thirds of their benefits to low- and middle-income households,...
March 23, 2020Howard Gleckman
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The United States has very little experience coping with pandemics, let alone their fiscal implications. As the crisis progresses, state leaders may be inclined to...
March 19, 2020Donnie Charleston
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Democrats and Republicans seem to be reaching a growing consensus that one way the federal government can respond to the coronavirus pandemic is to send...
March 18, 2020Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Giving people cash is a great way to soften COVID-19’s economic blow. But it’s sparked a classic debate. Should the federal government give money to...
March 18, 2020Donald Marron
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
COVID-19 poses a severe threat not only to public health but also to the overall U.S. economy. The Nation’s policy response should focus on three...
March 17, 2020Donald Marron