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Unemployment Insurance

December 17, 2010
Policy Area: 
Action Type: 
Maximum Amount: 
$56.51 billion
Deficit Impact: 
$56.51 billion

The tax cut package included a 13-month extension for unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed, keeping the maximum number of weeks an individual can continue receiving unemployment benefits at 99 weeks in areas of high unemployment.


CBO Cost Estimate


Maximum amount and deficit impact represent the peak and net cost of this provision--which are the same--from 2011-2020.

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