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March 11, 2021

Congress passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

Congress has passed, and the President is expected to sign, the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill known as the American Rescue Plan Act (H.R. 1319). The bill includes provisions on taxes, health care, unemployment benefits, direct payments, state and local funding, and other issues. It does not include the minimum wage increase to $15 per hour that was included in the original House bill. A WCEY Tax Alert has details.