An Analysis of the Rebate Proposal in the Announced Stimulus Deal
Publication Date: January 2008
Author(s): Aviva Aron-Dine
The structure of the proposed rebate, while not ideal from a stimulus standpoint, is far superior to the structure of the rebate proposal that the Administration developed last week. Where the President’s proposal would have left out approximately 26 million low- and moderate-income working households, the rebate proposal included in the compromise package would reach almost all of these households.