• $2 Trillion Coronavirus Package Has Built-In Accountability Steps

    9 days ago - By NPR

    The House votes Friday on the $2 trillion coronavirus economic relief package. The bill creates an accountability committee to conduct investigations and audits of where the funds are being used.
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  • $2 Trillion Coronavirus Package Has Built-In Accountability Steps

    9 days ago - By NPR

    The House votes Friday on the $2 trillion coronavirus economic relief package. The bill creates an accountability committee to conduct investigations and audits of where the funds are being used.
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  • House Aims To Send $2 Trillion Rescue Package To President To Stem Coronavirus Crisis

    House Aims To Send $2 Trillion Rescue Package To President To Stem Coronavirus Crisis

    9 days ago - By NPR

    Under the shadow of new, strict social distancing rules, House lawmakers will take up the $2 trillion plan on Friday. The president is expected to sign the historic measure into law. (Image credit: Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images)
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  • Gig Workers Would Get Unemployment Safety Net In Rescue Package

    Gig Workers Would Get Unemployment Safety Net In Rescue Package

    9 days ago - By NPR

    Uber drivers, Airbnb hosts and other gig workers who have lost their livelihoods because of the coronavirus pandemic would get some relief under the proposed new $2 trillion federal rescue package.
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  • House Aims To Send $2 Trillion Rescue Package To President To Stem Coronavirus Crisis

    House Aims To Send $2 Trillion Rescue Package To President To Stem Coronavirus Crisis

    9 days ago - By NPR

    Under the shadow of new, strict social distancing rules, House lawmakers will take up the $2 trillion plan on Friday. The president is expected to sign the historic measure into law. (Image credit: Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images)
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  • Gig Workers Would Get Unemployment Safety Net In Rescue Package

    Gig Workers Would Get Unemployment Safety Net In Rescue Package

    9 days ago - By NPR

    Uber drivers, Airbnb hosts and other gig workers who have lost their livelihoods because of the coronavirus pandemic would get some relief under the proposed new $2 trillion federal rescue package.
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  • Senate Republicans slipped a tax break for wealthy real estate investors into the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package

    Senate Republicans slipped a tax break for wealthy real estate investors into the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    The measure is "a potential bonanza" for wealthy investors, The New York Times reported, saving them $170 billion over 10 years.
    It temporarily lifts the cap on the tax deduction for real estate depreciation, a boon to the top 1% of taxpayers.
    "It's a pretty big deal," Peter Buell, of the accounting firm Marcum, told The Times.
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    A provision slipped into the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package by Senate Republicans enables wealthy real estate investors to reduce their tax burden, The New York Times reported Thursday.
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