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American Rescue Plan of 2021 - Summary and Highlights (Course Id 1852)

QAS / Registry / EA
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Author : Andrew Clark, EA
Course Length : Pages: 29 ||| Review Questions: 6 ||| Final Exam Questions: 10
CPE Credits : 2.0
IRS Credits : 2
Price : $17.95
Passing Score : 70%
Course Type: NASBA QAS - Text - NASBA Registry - IRS Enrolled Agents
Technical Designation: Technical
Primary Subject-Field Of Study:

Taxes - Taxes for Course Id 1852

Description :

The American Rescue Plan of 2021 is the latest COVID-19 relief package that provides $1.9 trillion in mandatory funding, program changes and tax policies aimed at mitigating the continuing effects of the pandemic. The bill was crafted to provide urgent and targeted funding to defeat the virus and provide workers and families the resources they need to survive the pandemic while the vaccine is distributed to every American.

The American Rescue Plan of 2021 was passed by the House Feb. 27, 2021, and the Senate March 6, 2021. It was signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021. The American Rescue Plan of 2021 will cost of $1.9 trillion making it one of the largest economic rescue plans in U.S. history.

The American Rescue Plan of 2021 is the latest legislation to facilitate recovering from the economic and health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This legislation following the CARES Act of 2020 and the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. This Act extends some aspects of those bills while also creating new recovery provisions. It mixes efforts to mitigate the economic effects of the pandemic with strategies to fight the virus itself.

Usage Rank : 15000
Release : 2021
Version : 1.0
Prerequisites : Basic understanding of federal tax code.
Experience Level : Overview
Additional Contents : Complete, no additional material needed.
Additional Links :
Advance Preparation : None.
Delivery Method : QAS Self Study
Intended Participants : Anyone needing Continuing Professional Education (CPE).
Revision Date : 26-Jun-2021
NASBA Course Declaration : Participants must complete the final examination within one year of purchase and with a minimum passing grade of 70% or better to receive CPE credit unless otherwise noted on the Course History page (i.e. California Ethics must score 90% or better). After logging in click on the Course History links on your My Courses page for the Begin date and Expire date for the Final Exam.
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NASBA QAS - Text - NASBA Registry - IRS Enrolled Agents - 1852

Keywords : Taxes, American, Rescue, Plan, 2021, Summary, Highlights, cpe, cpa, online course
Learning Objectives :

Course Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, students will be able to:
    1. Identify the amount of aid allocated for local governmental assistance
    2. Identify the amount of aid provided to qualifying dependents in direct payments
    3. Determine the date extension of the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), as well as the FPUC amount
    4. Identify the new amount of Child Tax Credit
    5. Identify the amount provided for the Veterans Health Administration
Course Contents :

Chapter 1 - American Rescue Plan of 2021 - Summary and Highlights

Course Learning Objectives


Highlights of the American Rescue Plan of 2021

State and Local Aid

Direct Payments to Citizens

Expanded Unemployment Benefits

Tax Provisions

Small Business provisions

Agriculture Provisions

Consumer Protection Provisions

Education provisions

State Maintenance of Equity:

LEA Maintenance of Equity:

Energy and Utility Provisions

Environmental Provisions

Expanded Unemployment Provisions

Health and Human Services provisions

Health Funding

Human Services Funding


Medicaid/Medicare Policy Funding



Nutrition Provisions

Housing Provisions

Technology, Broadband, and Cyber provisions

Transportation and Infrastructure Provisions

Transit Funding

Aviation Funding

Railway Funding

Veteran’s provisions

Section 2 - Provisions by Committee

Title I - Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry


Food Supply Chain:

Farmers of Color:

Rural Health Care:

International Food Aid:

Title II – Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



Health Workforce:

Community Health Centers and Health Disparities:

Mental Health:

K-12 Schools:

Higher Ed:

Child Care and Head Start:

Family Violence and Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment:

LIHEAP and Water Utility Bill Assistance:

Institute of Museum and Library Services:

National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities:

Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS):

Department of Labor (DOL):

Title III - Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Emergency Rental Assistance:

Housing Counseling:

Assistance for People Experiencing Homelessness:

Emergency Housing Vouchers:

Rural Rental Assistance:

Mortgage and Utility Assistance:

Rural Homeowners:

Fair Housing:

Public Transportation:

Small Business Capital:

Defense Production Act:

Title IV - Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

Disaster Relief Fund & Funeral Assistance:

FEMA Grant Programs:

Federal Workforce Protections:

Information Technology and Cyber Security.

Title V - Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneur

Targeted EIDL Grants:


Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program:

Expanded PPP Eligibility:

Community Navigator Technical Assistance and Administrative Funding:

Title VI - Committee on Environment and Public Works

Air Quality Monitoring and Pollution Clean-up:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Funding:

Title VII - Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Broadband for Remote Learning:

Corporation for Public Broadcasting.


Airline Jobs:


Aviation Manufacturing Workforce:

Research Relief:


Consumer Product Safety.

Prevention of COVID-19 Scams.

Department of Commerce Inspector General:

Title VIII – Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

Title IX – Committee on Finance

Direct Payments:

Unemployment Insurance extension:

Unemployment Insurance Taxation:


State and Local Fiscal Aid:

Health Care Support:

Paid Sick Leave Credit:

Employee Retention Tax Credit:

Repeal of Election to Allocate Interest on Worldwide Basis:

Tax Treatment of Certain SBA Programs:

Modification of Reporting Requirements for Third Party Network Transactions:

Extension of Excess Business Loss Limitation:

Title X - Committee on Foreign Relations

Title XI - Committee on Indian Affairs

Health Care:

Public Safety, Child Welfare, Assistance to Tribal Governments, and Essential Infrastructure:



Native Languages:

Chapter 1 Review Questions


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