Subject Taxation | Current

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USSB1133New Markets Tax Credit Extension Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) make permanent the new markets tax credit, (2) provide for an inflation adjustment to the limitation amount for such credit after 2013, and (3) allow an offset ag...
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2013-06-11
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USSB1116Commuter Benefits Equity Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to equalize and increase to $245, with a cost-of-living adjustment after 2013, the tax exclusion for both transportation and parking fringe benefits. Authorizes agencies to esta...
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2013-06-07
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USSB1115Fallen Firefighters Assistance Tax Clarification Act of 2013 - Treats payments made on or after December 24, 2012, and before December 31, 2013, by a tax-exempt organization on behalf of any firefighter who died or was injured as a result of the ambu...
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2013-06-07
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USHB2288Commuter Parity Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the exclusion from gross income, for income tax purposes, of certain transportation benefits provided by an employer to an employee, to allow a monthly exclusion amount of: (1) ...
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2013-06-06
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USSB1103LNG Excise Tax Equalization Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to adjust the excise tax on liquefied natural gas to 24.3 cents per energy equivalent of a gallon of diesel.
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2013-06-06
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USSJR16Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits Congress from making any law that imposes a tax on a failure to purchase goods or services.
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2013-06-06
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USSB953Student Loan Affordability Act - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend until June 30, 2015, existing interest rates for loans made to undergraduate students under the Federal Direct Stafford Loan program. Amends the Internal Revenue Code ...
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2013-06-06
Cloture on the motion to proceed to measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 51 - 46. Record Vote Number: 143. (consideration: CR S3977-3978)
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USHB2275Fallen Firefighters Assistance Tax Clarification Act of 2013 - Treats payments made on or after December 24, 2012, and before December 31, 2013, by a tax-exempt organization on behalf of any firefighter who died or was injured as a result of the ambu...
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2013-06-06
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USSB1090Higher Education and Skills Obtainment Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to replace the Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning tax credits with a tax credit for full and part-time post-secondary students equal to 100% of qualified tuition and re...
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2013-06-04
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USHB2241Disaster Savings and Resilient Construction Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a business-related tax credit for a specified portion of the cost of commercial and residential buildings that comply with resilient construction requ...
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2013-06-04
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USHB2253Higher Education and Skills Obtainment Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to replace the Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning tax credits with a tax credit for full and part-time post-secondary students equal to 100% of qualified tuition and re...
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2013-06-04
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USSB1085Small Business Tax Certainty and Growth Act of 2013 - Expresses the sense of the Senate that Congress should undertake comprehensive tax reform to make the tax system fairer and simpler and to promote economic growth. Amends the Internal Revenue Code...
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2013-06-03
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USHB2212Race Horse Cost Recovery Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the accelerated depreciation allowance for race horses to allow a 3-year recovery period for any race horse (currently, a race horse must be placed in service before Ja...
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2013-05-24
Intro
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USSB1056Adoption Tax Credit Refundability Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make the tax credit for adoption expenses refundable.
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2013-05-23
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USHB2144Adoption Tax Credit Refundability Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make the tax credit for adoption expenses refundable.
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2013-05-23
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USHB2133Veterans Back to Work Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) make permanent the work opportunity tax credit for hiring qualified veterans (veterans receiving compensation for a service-connected disability and other federal assistance...
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2013-05-23
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USHB2137Hurricane Sandy Tax Relief Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide tax benefits for individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy, including: an exemption from the gross income limitation for deducting casualty losses att...
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2013-05-23
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USHB2202LNG Excise Tax Equalization Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to adjust the excise tax on liquefied natural gas to 24.3 cents per energy equivalent of a gallon of diesel.
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2013-05-23
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USHB2193Superfund Polluter Pays Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code by reinstating until January 1, 2019, the Hazardous Substance Superfund financing rate and the corporate environmental income tax.
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2013-05-23
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USHB2141Amends the Internal Revenue Code to define a teacher who works in a Head Start program for at least 700 hours during a school year as an eligible educator for purposes of the tax deduction for educational supplies (books, computer equipment, and othe...
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2013-05-23
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USSB1031Family and Retirement Health Investment Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to health savings accounts (HSAs), to allow: spouses who have both attained age 55 to make increased catch-up contributions to the same HSA; Med...
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2013-05-23
Intro
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USHB2116Earned Income Tax Credit Improvement and Simplification Act 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the earned income tax credit, to: (1) make permanent the increase in the rate of such credit for taxpayers with three or more qualify...
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2013-05-22
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USSB1015Help Veterans Own Franchises Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a business-related tax credit of up to $100,000 for 25% of the franchise fees paid or incurred by a veteran for the purchase of a franchise. Directs the Administrator of the...
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2013-05-22
Intro
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USSB991Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the taxable income of a life insurance company or other insurance company: (1) any non-taxed reinsurance premium; (2) any additional amount paid by an insurance company with respect to the reinsurance ...
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2013-05-20
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USHB2054Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the taxable income of a life insurance company or other insurance company: (1) any non-taxed reinsurance premium; (2) any additional amount paid by an insurance company with respect to the reinsurance ...
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2013-05-20
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USSB881Family Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax credit for 50% of qualified infertility treatment expenses. Limits the dollar amount of such credit to $12,970 for taxable years beginning in 2013, with a phase-out of such credit f...
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2013-05-20
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3611)
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USHB2048Middle Class Dependent Care Fairness Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to eliminate the mandatory reduction in the rate of the tax credit for household and dependent care services for taxpayers whose adjusted gross incomes exceed $15,000...
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2013-05-17
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USHB2051Grandparents Tax Credit Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow grandparents of a minor child whose family adjusted gross income does not exceed 300% of the federal poverty level a refundable tax credit for up to $500 of the cost of h...
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2013-05-17
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USHB2042Preserving America's Downtowns and Heritage Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) increase the rate of the rehabilitation tax credit for commercial buildings and for certified historic structures, and (2) allow a new 20% rehabilitati...
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2013-05-17
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USHB2045HALT the IRS Act - Prohibits officers or employees of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from initiating any new audit of any taxpayer for 180 days after enactment of this Act.
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2013-05-17
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USHB2025Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) require the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to terminate the employment of any IRS employee for discrimination against any taxpayer on the basis of political affiliation or for threatening t...
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2013-05-16
Intro
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USSB983Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013 - Prohibits the Secretary of the Treasury, or any delegate of the Secretary, from implementing or enforcing any provisions of or amendments made by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or the He...
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2013-05-16
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USSB958Brewers Excise and Economic Relief Act of 2013 or the BEER Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) reduce from $18 to $9 (the pre-1991 level) the per-barrel tax on beer; and (2) further reduce the rate of such tax on brewers who produce not mo...
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2013-05-15
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USSB962IRS Accountability Act of 2013 - Amends the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 to prohibit any amounts made available in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or the Health Care and Education Reconciliation ...
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2013-05-15
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USSB966Medical FSA Improvement Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow amounts in a flexible spending arrangement (FSA) that are not spent for medical care to be distributed to the FSA participant as taxable income after the close of a plan ...
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2013-05-15
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USHB1990Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013 - Prohibits the Secretary of the Treasury, or any delegate of the Secretary, from implementing or enforcing any provisions of or amendments made by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or the He...
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2013-05-15
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USHB2006Helping Families Save for Education Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to Coverdell education savings accounts, to: (1) increase the age limit for beneficiaries of such accounts after which contributions may not be made from age 18 ...
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2013-05-15
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USHB1993Prevent IRS Overreach Act of 2013 - Prohibits the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from filling any position, by transfer or any other appointment taking effect on or after the enactment of this Act, if the duties and responsibilities of such position ...
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2013-05-15
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USHB1978Support Working Parents Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the phaseout of the tax credit for dependent care services for taxpayers whose adjusted gross incomes exceed $15,000.
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2013-05-14
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USSB937Protect Against Ideology-Based Targeting Act - Prohibits the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), in reviewing applications for tax-exempt status, from developing or using any methodology that applies disproportionate scrutiny to any applicant for tax-exe...
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2013-05-14
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USSB952Church Plan Clarification Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to declare that an organization otherwise eligible to participate in a church plan shall not be aggregated with another such organization and treated as a single employer with i...
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2013-05-14
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USSB62Check the Box for Homeless Veterans Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) establish in the Treasury the Homeless Veterans Assistance Fund; and (2) allow individual taxpayers to designate on their tax returns a specified portion (not ...
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2013-05-09
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
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USSB911Emergency Transportation Safety Fund Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to reduce the tax rate on current and accumulated foreign earnings of U.S. corporations reinvested in the United States and make such lower rate permanent. Establishes the Em...
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2013-05-09
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USHB1918Brewers Excise and Economic Relief Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) reduce from $18 to $9 (the pre-1991 level) the per-barrel tax on beer; and (2) further reduce the rate of such tax on brewers who produce not more than 2 millio...
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2013-05-09
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USSB917Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to reduce the rate of the excise tax on beer produced within or imported into the United States for brewers who produce not more than 6 million barrels o...
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2013-05-09
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USSB900Small Business Payroll Protection Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a registration system for payroll tax deposit agents (defined as any person that provides payroll processing or tax...
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2013-05-08
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USSB910Amends the Internal Revenue Code to qualify Indian tribes as eligible recipients of tax deductible contributions of "apparently wholesome food," as defined by the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act.
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2013-05-08
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USSB906Changing How America Reduces Greenhouse Emissions (CHARGE) Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the tax credit for new qualified plug-in electric drive motor vehicles to include vehicles that are powered by an alternative electrical energ...
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2013-05-08
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USHB1885Veterans Home Loan Refinance Opportunity Act of 2013 - Amends Internal Revenue Code provisions relating to tax-exempt veterans' mortgage bonds to permit: (1) proceeds from such bonds to refinance residences of veterans (currently, bond financing limi...
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2013-05-08
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USHB1887Offending Oil Polluters Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny all income tax credits and deductions to an offending oil polluter. Defines "offending oil polluter" to mean any person responsible for a vessel or a facility fr...
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2013-05-08
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