Tax Policy Center

economic stimulus

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
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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
As Congress scrambles to pass another COVID-19 relief bill, it must decide how best to put money into the hands of people who are suffering...
July 24, 2020Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
When Congress returns from its summer break on July 20, its primary job (really, its only job) is to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Congress...
July 8, 2020Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Should Congress manipulate the timing of business tax benefits to support firms in the midst of the COVID-19 economic slump? And if so, how?
June 19, 2020Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Trump has taken a strong position against calls by some on the political left to “defund” police departments. At the same time, he continues...
June 10, 2020Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
Congress has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic-induced economic slowdown by putting hundreds of billions of dollars directly into people’s pockets. Much of this came from...
June 8, 2020C. Eugene Steuerle
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
I look forward to the day when the economy is strong enough that we can worry about the gigantic debt left behind by federal relief and recovery efforts.
May 28, 2020Janet Holtzblatt