Tax Policy Center

COVID-19 economy

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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The coronavirus recession has dealt a devastating blow to millions of US workers with consequences that could persist for years.
October 13, 2020Nikhita Airi
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Congress continues to struggle to reach agreement on a new round of economic relief for millions of people suffering from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
September 9, 2020Elaine Maag
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The real question for Biden is how much of his ambitious tax plan could Congress realistically pass next year.
August 19, 2020Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Throughout the 3 ½ years of his presidency, Donald Trump has disrupted nearly every major institution of government, save one.
August 10, 2020Howard Gleckman