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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
By approving a third round of economic impact payments (EIPs) and expanding refundability of the Child Tax Credit, Congress has made refundable tax credits a...
April 15, 2021Elaine MaagPeace GwamSonia Torres Rodríguez
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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
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The United States has very little experience coping with pandemics, let alone their fiscal implications. As the crisis progresses, state leaders may be inclined to...
March 19, 2020Donnie Charleston
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Giving people cash is a great way to soften COVID-19’s economic blow. But it’s sparked a classic debate. Should the federal government give money to...
March 18, 2020Donald Marron
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The Senate’s six-year highway bill inches forward, after dropping a Social Security provision. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won 14 Democrats’ votes for the bill after he agreed to drop a $2.3 billion offset. The money would have come from barring people with felony warrants from getting Social
July 24, 2015Renu Zaretsky