Tax Policy Center

unemployment

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The coronavirus recession has dealt a devastating blow to millions of US workers with consequences that could persist for years.
October 13, 2020Nikhita Airi
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
President Trump’s August 8th executive action creating a new supplemental weekly unemployment benefit has created mass confusion.
August 12, 2020Tracy Gordon
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Throughout the 3 ½ years of his presidency, Donald Trump has disrupted nearly every major institution of government, save one.
August 10, 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
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Revised forecast data from 27 states suggest tax revenues are expected to fall $34 billion short of pre-COVID-19 forecasts in fiscal year 2020.
July 1, 2020Lucy Dadayan
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
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
The 50 states are diverse, but in the COVID-19 pandemic era, they share a key challenge: An economic and fiscal crisis of a size and...
May 27, 2020Richard C. Auxier
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Trump continues to promote a payroll tax holiday as a piece of the next coronavirus relief bill. The idea fails as either relief or stimulus...
April 29, 2020Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
How rapidly is the economy collapsing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic? In just the past four weeks, total weekly unemployment insurance claims were...
April 16, 2020Lucy DadayanDonnie Charleston