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recovery rebates

Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
It may be months before a vaccine against the COVID-19 virus is available to everyone. But it may be just a month or so before...
July 30, 2020Janet Holtzblatt
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Can heirs keep a Coronavirus Recovery Rebate that the Internal Revenue Service sent to a dead person? If the decedent passed away this year, the...
April 27, 2020Janet Holtzblatt
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Defying the skeptics (including me ), the Internal Revenue Service last week began depositing direct payments of $1,200 for adults (plus $500 per child under...
April 22, 2020Janet Holtzblatt
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Last night, the, the Treasury Department announced it was reversing course and would make direct coronavirus rebate payments to Social Security beneficiaries even if they...
April 2, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The federal government’s new coronavirus payments to adults and children will provide much-needed cash to 90 percent of US households. Unfortunately, tens of millions of...
March 30, 2020Howard GleckmanElaine Maag
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The direct payments (called recovery rebates) included in the Senate’s latest coronavirus stimulus plan would target two-thirds of their benefits to low- and middle-income households,...
March 23, 2020Howard Gleckman