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Notes and Technical Information

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American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

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 personal income and federal receipts and expenditures.


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

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

Please Note
These tables show the effects of the ARRA on federal government receipts and expenditures through the first quarter of 2013. Estimates of the ARRA's effects on the NIPAs are not available for periods after the first quarter of 2013 due to an absence of source data and the declining impact of the ARRA on the NIPAs. For more information about the ARRA, visit


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

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

Selected NIPA Tables

For more NIPA tables, please see the interactive tables section.

BEA Advisory Committee Presentations


On October 29, 2009, Steven Landefeld testified before the Joint Economic Committee about the 2009 third quarter GDP release and the effects of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Other Data Sources