Tax Policy Center

economic stimulus

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
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