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April 3, 2020

Understanding the CARES Act’s tax provisions – A selected list of key resources
Deloitte Tax LLP has developed a ready-reference guide – including links – to key materials available from Congress, the Treasury Department, and the IRS describing the tax and selected nontax provisions in the just-enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.

‘Phase 4’ stimulus wish lists floated
As taxpayers digested the provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, which was signed into law March 27, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump identified some of the tax provisions they’d like to see enacted as part of a possible “Phase 4” stimulus package.

Get to know the CARES Act
The particulars of the federal government’s relief bill are now public. In a new audio discussion, Deloitte Tax LLP policy leader Jonathan Traub leads a deep dive on the tax implications of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and how it may impact individuals and organizations. He also zooms out and explains where it fits into the Congressional multi-step action plan.

April 3, 2020


March 27, 2020 (Special Edition) #2
House approves CARES Act stimulus package, president’s signature expected

March 25, 2020 (Special Edition) #2
CARES Act clears Senate

March 25, 2020 (Special Edition)
Senate leaders reach deal on coronavirus economic stimulus proposal; floor vote to follow

March 23, 2020 (Special Edition)
House Democrats unveil coronavirus stimulus proposal as Senate bill stalls again

March 22, 2020 (Special Edition) #2
Coronavirus stimulus bill trips over Senate procedural hurdle

March 22, 2020 (Special Edition)
Senate unveils revised coronavirus economic stimulus proposal

March 20, 2020 (Special Edition)
Senate Republicans unveil ‘Phase III’ coronavirus stimulus proposal with significant business tax relief

March 18, 2020 (Special Edition)
Senate approves coronavirus stimulus package: Next stop – White House

March 17, 2020 (Special Edition)
Revised coronavirus stimulus package clears House, heads to Senate

March 16, 2020 (Special Edition)
House OKs coronavirus economic stimulus bill with business tax credits; more tax relief expected in subsequent package [UPDATED]

March 14 2020
House OKs coronavirus economic stimulus bill with business tax credits; more tax relief in the mix for subsequent package

March 6 2020
No plans – for now – to delay TCJA corporate revenue raisers, Mnuchin says

February 28, 2020
Mnuchin to discuss White House FY 2021 budget blueprint with House taxwriters at March 3 hearing

February 14, 2020
Trump administration unveils fiscal 2021 budget package

February 7, 2020
Praise for TCJA, but little talk of budget, ‘Tax Cuts 2.0’ in Trump’s State of the Union message

January 31, 2020
OECD endorses international tax rewrite efforts, punts on ‘safe harbor’ proposal

January 24, 2020
Despite US-French truce on DSTs, prospects for broader OECD tax pact remain uncertain

January 17, 2020
House Democrats to release infrastructure bill by month’s end, Pelosi says

January 10, 2020
Neal to pursue expanded family tax credits as tradeoff for fix to ‘retail glitch’

December 20, 2019
Two-year suspension of SALT deduction cap clears House

December 19, 2019 (Special Edition)
Congress approves tax relief and spending legislation, president’s signature expected

December 17, 2019 (Special Edition)
Congressional negotiators reach year-end tax deal

December 13, 2019
Appropriators close in on spending pact, but year-end tax deal remains elusive

December 6, 2019
Prospects for year-end tax bill still murky as spending talks continue

November 22, 2019
‘Clean’ short-term spending bill signed into law

November 15, 2019
Spending leaders eye ‘clean,’ one-month punt on appropriations, pushing tax bill hopes to December

November 8, 2019
Another stopgap spending bill looks likely as government funding deadline approaches

November 1, 2019
Supporters of clean energy incentives, Opportunity Zone reporting requirements vie for spots in year-end bill

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