Federal Recovery Programs and BEA Statistics

Tax Provisions

This table displays the estimated effects of the Making Work Pay tax credit provision of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) and the “payroll tax holiday” provision of the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 on selected NIPA components of disposable personal income and federal receipts and expenditures.

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The estimated effect of ARRA on selected NIPA estimates of federal receipts and expenditures.

The NIPA allocation of ARRA outlays through March 31, 2013.

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Please Note: These tables will be temporarily inaccessible beginning on July 30, 2015, following the release of the advance estimate of GDP for the second quarter of 2015. Revised estimates of the effects of the ARRA on selected estimates of federal receipts and expenditures, incorporating changes made during the 2015 annual revision, will be published by August 27, 2015.

Survey Articles


For more information about quarterly statistics for government receipts and expenditures, please see the quarterly Survey of Current Business article “Government Receipts and Expenditures”

Detailed analysis of GDP releases can be found in the monthly Survey of Current Business article “GDP and the Economy”

Other Survey articles of note:


Information on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

  • April 2010 Survey (PDF)
    • Page 65, discussion of transfer receipts associated with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
  • January 2010 Survey (PDF)
    • Page 50-51, discussion of impact with state-level tables
  • November 2009 Survey (PDF)
    • Page 70, discussion of impact with table

Information on the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008

  • September 2009 Survey (PDF)
    • Page 286, discussion of income tax rebates
    • Pages 289-290, table of economic stimulus payments for metropolitan areas
  • January 2009 Survey (PDF)
    • Page 68, Economic stimulus payments for first and second quarter 2008
  • October 2008 Survey (PDF)
    • Page 134, discussion with a chart of per capita income by state
    • Pages 135-137, discussion of stimulus payments and the Southeast Region
    • Page 138, table of state payments of stimulus payments

Other Data Sources