Tax Policy Center

unemployment benefits

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
When Congress enacted the American Rescue Plan (ARP), it included an implicit deal: It agreed to reduce the level of additional future weekly federal unemployment...
March 31, 2021C. Eugene SteuerleGordon B. MerminNoah Zwiefel
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Are American Rescue Plan’s Tax Cliffs Really Such A Big Deal? Economists hate cliffs. But the tax cliffs in the ARP may not be so bad.
March 23, 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
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
: TaxVox
The Coranavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act expansion of Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits is likely to cost far more than Congress’s original estimate...
April 9, 2020Benjamin R. Page