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economic stimulus

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
It was fascinating to watch Treasury-secretary designate Janet Yellen and several Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee dance their delicate deficit dance at Yellen’s...
January 20, 2021Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
President-elect Joe Biden proposed a new $1.9 trillion pandemic relief plan last night that would substantially cut taxes for low- and moderate-income households, especially those...
January 15, 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
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
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Janet Yellen, president-elect Joe Biden’s pick for Treasury Secretary, would come to the job with largely predictable views on tax policy for a mainstream, center-left economist.
November 24, 2020Howard Gleckman
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