Tax Policy Center

COVID-19 economy

State and Local Issues: TaxVox
While state budgets are recovering along with the US economy, state fiscal policymakers remain cautious about the post COVID-19 future, according to a survey by...
July 21, 2021Lucy DadayanKim S. Rueben
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The Tax Policy Center has published a new distributional analysis the American Rescue Plan (ARP) that incorporates several relatively minor tax provisions that were not...
March 11, 2021Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
It never is easy for government to respond to crises, especially one as big and far-reaching as the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, a better policymaking process...
March 1, 2021C. Eugene Steuerle
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Opponents of additional federal aid to state and local governments have noted that overall state revenue declines have not been as bad as expected during...
February 22, 2021Lucy DadayanKim S. Rueben
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Largely as a consequence of the pandemic, trillions of dollars have been flowing out of the Treasury’s coffers. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects the...
January 19, 2021C. Eugene SteuerleErald Kolasi
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
With Joe Biden in the White House and narrow control of the Congress, Democrats are likely to try to restore the full state and local...
January 14, 2021Leonard E. BurmanTracy GordonNikhita Airi
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Over 20 million people—dependents who are college students, adults with disabilities, or elderly parents cared for by their adult children—were missed when calculating economic impact payments not once, but twice. Why?
January 6, 2021Renu Zaretsky
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Should a new relief bill reprise last March’s $1,200 payments or create a new round of extended unemployment benefits?
December 16, 2020Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Aid for state and local governments remains a sticking point in Congressional deliberations over additional relief to address the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic...
December 10, 2020Lucy DadayanKim S. Rueben
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
As the lame duck Congress considers further stimulus for an economy that is rebounding but still deeply troubled , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)...
November 19, 2020Tracy Gordon