President Trump's Aug. 8 Tax Executive Orders

President Trump's Aug. 8 Tax Executive Orders

Aug 11, 2020

Client Alert

Brownstein Client Alert, August 11, 2020

On Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, President Donald Trump signed four executive orders (EO) to defer payroll taxes, set up an assistance program for lost wages to supplement unemployment benefits, extend the federal moratorium on evictions and defer student loan payments.

Brownstein’s National Tax Policy team prepared an analysis focused on the two tax-related EOs on Aug. 10. Click here to view key updates related to the implementation of the payroll tax deferral and the Lost Wage Assistance (LWA) program.

For more information on both EOs, click here to view a webcast from the Brownstein National Tax Policy Team’s Russ Sullivan and Radha Mohan.

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