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Watch: Tax Foundation Experts Discuss Short-term Coronavirus Relief Packages

1 min readBy: Daniel Bunn, Karl Smith, Jared Walczak

The coronavirus crisis demands urgent solutions but also careful consideration. How can governments best deliver immediate relief while ensuring that taxA tax is a mandatory payment or charge collected by local, state, and national governments from individuals or businesses to cover the costs of general government services, goods, and activities. policies remain simple, transparent, neutral, and stable?

What tax changes have different levels of government already enacted to address the crises and what can they learn from each other?

What could the next phase of relief look like and what role does tax policy play in ensuring the U.S. and countries around the world make a strong economic recovery?

Three top Tax Foundation experts tackle these questions and others in a new video discussion.

As the U.S. federal, state, and local governments, as well as countries around the world, are implementing emergency measures to support their economies amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) threat, our experts are providing trusted analysis of the latest tax policy developments to better inform policymakers, journalists, and taxpayers.

Among our other resources, you can explore our state-by-state legislative tracker and our country-by-country fiscal measures tracker, where we will be tracking and and analyzing the latest coronavirus tax updates in the United States and around the world.

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