US HB5271 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 35-0)
Status: Introduced on November 26 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-11-26 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Pending: House Ways And Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

WRCR Act of 2019 Worker Relief and Credit Reform Act of 2019 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the earned income tax credit, to (1) make the credit available to certain students, (2) modify the age requirement for the credit, (3) include care-giving and learning as compensated work for purposes of the credit, (4) revise the definition of "qualifying dependents" eligible for the credit, (5) increase the credit for certain unmarried individuals with two or more qualifying children, and (6) require the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to establish a program for making direct advance monthly payments of the credit to eligible taxpayers. The bill directs the IRS to establish a program to educate taxpayers about the availability of the earned income tax credit and the advance monthly payments of such credit.

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Title

WRCR Act of 2019 Worker Relief and Credit Reform Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-11-26HouseReferred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
2019-11-26HouseIntroduced in House

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