The lead-up to the most recent coronavirus relief package didn’t include committee hearings, time for extensive reviews by lawmakers, or lengthy floor debates. A handful of top House and Senate leaders patched together the $2 trillion measure behind the scenes and presented it to their rank-and-file as a done deal.
Treasury Dept’s Inspector General report on departments’ handling of House Democrats’ request for President Trump’s tax returns has been sent to House Ways and Means Committee’s chairman and top Republican, the Hill reports citing an email from Deputy Inspector General Richard Delmar.
Utah won’t alter its sales tax deadlines until the Legislature is able to discuss the crisis. Meanwhile, Nebraska continues to mull property-tax relief, and Illinois detailed plans to give distillers tax deductions on alcohol for making hand sanitizer. Here’s the latest on shifting state tax guidelines, deadlines, and policy to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. For Tuesday’s coverage click here. Here’s a state-by-state roadmap.