US HB6854 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 10-2)
Status: Introduced on September 20 2018 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-09-20 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Pending: House Ways And Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Hurricane Florence Tax Relief Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow various tax credits, deductions, and modifications to existing rules for individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Florence. With respect to individuals and businesses in the affected areas, the bill: waives the 10% additional tax on early distributions from retirement plans for up to $100,000 in distributions made on or after September 13, 2018, and before January 1, 2020; permits individuals to recontribute funds to retirement plans if the funds were distributed for a home purchase in a Hurricane Florence disaster area that was cancelled on account of the hurricane; increases the limit and extends the repayment deadline for loans from retirement plans; allows an employee retention tax credit for a portion of the wages paid to an employee whose principal place of employment on specified dates was in a Hurricane Florence disaster zone; temporarily suspends the limitation on charitable contributions for relief efforts in the Hurricane Florence disaster area; modifies the rules for the deduction for personal casualty losses; and allows taxpayers to use earned income from the immediately preceding year for the purpose of determining earned income for the earned income tax credit and the child tax credit.

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Hurricane Florence Tax Relief Act



2018-09-20HouseReferred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
2018-09-20HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

HB1892 (Related) 2018-02-09 - Became Public Law No: 115-123. (TXT | PDF)
HB3823 (Related) 2017-09-29 - Became Public Law No: 115-63. (TXT | PDF)
HB4397 (Related) 2017-11-15 - Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
HB4667 (Related) 2018-01-04 - Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 291.
SB1892 (Related) 2017-09-28 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
HB7166 (Related) 2018-11-20 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
SB3648 (Related) 2018-11-15 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
HB88 (Related) 2018-12-21 - Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate amendment.


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