March 05, 2021

Manchin Delivers Targeted Tax Break And Unemployment Benefits

Washington, DC – This evening, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the agreed compromise on tax breaks and unemployment benefits in the COVID-19 relief package.

“The President has made it clear we will have enough vaccines for every American by the end of May and I am confident the economic recovery will follow. We have reached a compromise that enables the economy to rebound quickly while also protecting those receiving unemployment benefits from being hit with unexpected tax bill next year. Those making less than $150,000 and receiving unemployment will be eligible for a $10,200 tax break. Unemployment benefits will be extended through the end of August.”