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Economic Stimulus 101: What You Need to Know


After months of preparation the 2009 stimulus package is moving into full swing. But before we assume you know everything you need to know about the stimulus package,  here's one final look at the elements that taxpayers can take advantage of:

YOUR GUIDE TO THE 2009 STIMULUS

  • AMT Tax Relief: Taxpayers get a one-year fix on the alternative minimum tax.
  • College Aid Gets Fresh Funding:  Rather than introduce big new ideas, this bill mostly replenishes underfunded programs and increases amounts available to families.