Tax Policy Center

economic impact payments

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Republicans and some leading economists have raised concerns about the cost, fairness, and stimulative effects of proposed cash payments in the pandemic relief legislation Congress...
February 11, 2021James R. Nunns
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The major tax provisions of the pandemic relief bill proposed by House Ways & Means Committee Democrats on January 8 would reduce 2021 federal taxes...
February 10, 2021Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Some Senate Republicans say they want to scale back President Biden’s proposed $1,400 relief payments. Last week, my Tax Policy Center colleague Howard Gleckman proposed...
February 1, 2021James R. Nunns
: TaxVox
Congressional Republicans and some Democrats are urging lawmakers to better target President Biden’s $1.9 trillion plan for new pandemic relief. And they are right: It...
January 26, 2021Howard Gleckman
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
One of the very oddest things about the bizarre debate over whether to increase the latest round of direct government payments from $600 per person...
January 5, 2021Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Was it really last May that the House of Representatives passed the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, which would have authorized...
December 28, 2020Janet Holtzblatt
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The pandemic relief bill Congress is about to pass is loaded with tax provisions. Some deliver important assistance to households and businesses damaged by...
December 21, 2020Howard Gleckman
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
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Looking forward to the great partisan battle over the next COVID-19 relief bill? You may be disappointed. Nancy Pelosi already has won.
July 28, 2020Howard Gleckman