The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
On February 17, 2009, the President signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Pub. L. No. 111-___, H.R. 1, 111th Cong., 1st Sess. (2009). The legislation contains tax provisions (in Division B, Title I) and is part of a larger bill designed to stimulate the economy out of the deep recession now gripping the country. This article summarizes the major tax provisions in that portion of the bill. Provisions not found in Title I of Division B are marked as in Title II or Title III.