Tax Policy Center

economic stimulus

Business Taxes: TaxVox
With the May jobless rate at 13.3 percent —an improvement over April but still terrible-- policymakers are considering many ideas to support workers in the...
June 5, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Congress can’t seem to end its love affair with tax deductions. For a brief period starting with then-House Ways & Means Committee Chair Dave Camp’s...
May 28, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Remember when then-presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren made wealth taxes key parts of their campaigns for the Democratic presidential nomination? That seems so...
May 28, 2020Janet Holtzblatt
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The major individual income tax provisions in the House-passed Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act would cut taxes by an average of...
May 22, 2020Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
One of President Trump’s demands for the next COVID-19 relief bill is restoration of the tax deduction for business meals and entertainment expenses. Since the...
May 7, 2020Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
As Republicans and Democrats joined hands to provide the most recent of what might be several stages of relief from our national pandemic crisis, almost...
April 13, 2020C. Eugene Steuerle
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
One big unanswered question about the COVID-19 recovery rebates included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Stimulus (CARES) Act: What year’s income will the...
April 10, 2020Janet Holtzblatt
: TaxVox
The Coranavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act expansion of Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits is likely to cost far more than Congress’s original estimate...
April 9, 2020Benjamin R. Page
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act promises that low-income Social Security beneficiaries will automatically get their $1,200 COVID-19 rebate, but new guidance...
April 1, 2020Janet Holtzblatt
: TaxVox
Last week, Congress and President Trump enacted the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the largest aid package in American history...
April 1, 2020Grace EndaWilliam G. GaleClaire Haldeman