August 2, 2020

The Hill: Stimulus checks debate now focuses on size, eligibility

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An analysis from the left-leaning Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) found that the HEROES Act would provide more assistance to low- and moderate-income families than the HEALS Act and would do more to address racial and ethnic wealth and income gaps.

Steve Wamhoff, director of federal tax policy at ITEP, said single parents would get a “better deal under the HEROES Act” than under the HEALS Act. Under the HEALS Act, a married couple with one child would get more money than a single parent with two children, while under the HEROES Act, those families would get the same amount. Read more