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USHB709IntroPrevent Targeting at the IRS Act Amends the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 to expand existing grounds for termination of the employment of an Internal Revenue Service employee to include performing, delaying, or failing...
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2015-03-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1397IntroSeniors' Tax Simplification Act of 2015 This bill directs the Internal Revenue Service to make available to taxpayers who have turned age 65 at the close of the taxable year a new federal income tax Form 1040SR (similar to the existing Form 1040EZ)....
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2015-03-17
USHB841IntroNew IDEA Act or the New Illegal Deduction Elimination Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny a tax deduction for wages and benefits paid to or on behalf of an unauthorized alien. Extends to six years the period for assessing and collecting unde...
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2015-03-16
USHB781IntroComplete America's Great Trails Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax credit for the fair market value of any National Scenic Trail conservation contribution. Requires the Department of the Interior to study and report on the efficacy o...
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2015-03-16
USSB716IntroSeniors' Tax Simplification Act of 2015 This bill directs the Internal Revenue Service to make available to taxpayers who have turned age 65 at the close of the taxable year a new federal income tax Form 1040SR (similar to the existing Form 1040EZ)....
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2015-03-11
USSB709IntroRestoring Access to Medication Act of 2015
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2015-03-11
USSB686IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a limitation on certain aliens from claiming the earned income tax credit.
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2015-03-10
USSB698IntroMarketplace Fairness Act of 2015
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2015-03-10
USSB699IntroAmerican Opportunity Tax Credit Permanence and Consolidation Act of 2015
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2015-03-10
USSB663IntroAmends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to tax administration requirements for foreign-source income and assets, to repeal: (1) withholding requirements for payments to foreign financial institutions and other foreign entities, (2) information...
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2015-03-04
USSB664IntroFoster Care Tax Credit Act
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2015-03-04
USSB661IntroHelping Working Families Afford Child Care Act
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2015-03-04
USSB660Intro21 st Century Worker Tax Cut Act
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2015-03-04
USHB1260IntroAmerican Opportunity Tax Credit Act of 2015
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2015-03-04
USHB1270IntroRestoring Access to Medication Act of 2015
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2015-03-04
USHB412IntroAmends the Internal Revenue Code to terminate: (1) the taxpayer election to designate $3 of income tax liability for financing of presidential election campaigns, (2) the Presidential Election Campaign Fund, and (3) the Presidential Primary Matching ...
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2015-03-04
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USSB641IntroMilitary Reserve Small Business Jobs Act of 2015
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2015-03-03
USSB637IntroShort Line Railroad Rehabilitation and Investment Act of 2015
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2015-03-03
USSB608IntroMortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code, as amended by the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014, to extend the exclusion from gross income of income attributable to the discharge of indebtedness on a principal residence ...
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2015-02-27
USHB1171IntroVolunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow sponsors of certain deferred compensation plans to elect to include length of service award plans for bona fide volunteers providing firefi...
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2015-02-27
USSB616IntroVolunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Act of 2015
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2015-02-27
USSB609IntroVolunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act of 2015 Amends Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax exclusion for benefits paid to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical providers by states and local governments, to: (1) increase the am...
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2015-02-27
USHB529Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on February 20, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This bill makes changes to the rules for qualified tuition programs (known as 529 plans). (Sec. 2) The Internal...
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2015-02-26
Received in the Senate.
USSB591IntroNew Markets Tax Credit Extension Act of 2015 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 2014, and (3) allow an offset agai...
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2015-02-26
USSB574IntroLeveraging and Energizing America's Apprenticeship Programs Act or the LEAP Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow employers a business-related tax credit of $1,500 for hiring an apprentice who has not attained age 25 at the close of the taxab...
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2015-02-25
USHB879IntroAx the Tax on Middle Class Americans' Health Plans Act This bill repeals, effective for taxable years beginning after 2017, the excise tax on the excess benefit portion of high-cost employer-sponsored health care plans (known as Cadillac plans). The ...
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2015-02-25
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1126)
USSB536IntroIndian Health Service Health Professions Tax Fairness Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from gross income amounts received under the Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program and the Indian Health Professions Scholarships Pr...
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2015-02-24
USSB537IntroCOMPETE Act of 2015
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2015-02-24
USHB644EngrossAmerica Gives More Act of 2015 Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to reinstate and make permanent the tax deduction for charitable contributions of food by any trade or business, regardless of whether the contributions are made by a ...
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2015-02-23
Received in the Senate.
USHB636EngrossAmerica's Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent after 2014 the $500,000 allowance for the expensing of depreciable business property (section 179 property) and the $2 million thres...
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2015-02-23
Received in the Senate.
USHB1002IntroMortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2016 the exclusion from gross income of income attributable to the discharge of indebtedness on a principal residence.
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2015-02-13
USHB964IntroWorking Parent Support Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow taxpayers who do not otherwise itemize their tax deductions a deduction from gross income (above-the-line deduction) for their employment-related expenses incurred in caring...
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2015-02-13
USSB470IntroSafeguarding Classrooms Hurt by ObamaCare's Obligatory Levies Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude any elementary or secondary school, state or local educational agency, and institution of higher education from the definition of "applicable l...
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2015-02-12
USHB622IntroAmends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the taxpayer election to deduct state and local general sales taxes in lieu of state and local income taxes.
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2015-02-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
USSB505IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the Health Coverage Tax Credit.
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2015-02-12
USHB954IntroThis bill temporarily exempts from penalties for failing to purchase and maintain minimum essential health care coverage individuals whose coverage under a plan offered by a qualified nonprofit health insurance issuer receiving funds through the Cons...
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2015-02-12
USHB961IntroAmends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the subpart F foreign personal holding company income exemption for income that is derived in the active conduct of a banking, financing, or similar business, as a securities dealer, or in the conduc...
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2015-02-12
USHB22Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Hire More Heroes Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to add a provision to exempt any employee with coverage under a health ...
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2015-02-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 19.
USHB880IntroAmerican Research and Competitiveness Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) revise the formula for calculating the amount of the reseach tax credit, (2) make such revised credit permanent, and (3) allow a portion of the research credit...
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2015-02-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 12.
USHB863IntroSimplifying Technical Aspects Regarding Seasonality Act of 2015 or the STARS Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt seasonal employees from the definition of "full-time employee" for purposes of the employer mandate to provide employees with ...
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2015-02-11
USSB455IntroInnovators Job Creation Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a qualified small business to elect to use a portion of its tax credit for increasing research expenditures as an offset against its payroll tax liability under the Federal...
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2015-02-11
USHB902IntroEarned Income Tax Credit Improvement and Simplification Act 2015 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 qualifyi...
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2015-02-11
USHB905IntroLNG Excise Tax Equalization Act of 2015 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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2015-02-11
USSB450IntroTobacco Tax Equity Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the excise tax on tobacco products, to tax pipe tobacco, smokeless tobacco products, and large cigars at the same level as cigarettes. Revises the definition of "tobacco...
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2015-02-11
USHB869IntroAmends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the special rule for the exclusion from gross income of amounts received by an employee from a governmental accident or health plan to include amounts paid from plans established by or on behalf of a state o...
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2015-02-11
USSB446IntroRight Start Child Care and Education Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) increase the rates and maximum allowable amount of the tax credit for employer-provided child care facilities; (2) increase the eligibility threshold amount and...
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2015-02-11
USHB867IntroAged Distilled Spirits Competitiveness Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from determination of the production period for distilled spirits any period allocated to the natural aging process for purposes of determining whether a taxpayer ...
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2015-02-11
USHB828IntroPermits any enrolled agent properly licensed to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service to use the credentials or designation of "enrolled agent," "EA," or "E.A."
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2015-02-10
USSB431IntroInternet Tax Freedom Forever Act Amends the Internet Tax Freedom Act to make permanent the ban on state and local taxation of Internet access and on multiple or discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce.
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2015-02-10
USSB420IntroProtecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude services rendered by bona-fide volunteers providing firefighting and prevention services, emergency medical services, or ambulance s...
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2015-02-10
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