H.R. 4199 (106th): Date Certain Tax Code Replacement Act

Apr 06, 2000 (106th Congress, 1999–2000)
Died (Passed House)
Steve Largent
Representative for Oklahoma's 1st congressional district
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May 02, 2000
14 pages
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This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 13, 2000 but was never passed by the Senate.

Introduced Apr 06, 2000
Referred to Committee Apr 06, 2000
Passed House Apr 13, 2000
Full Title

To terminate the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.


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Apr 13, 2000 4:38 p.m.
Passed 229/187

168 cosponsors (159R, 8D, 1D) (show)

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4/13/2000--Passed House amended.
Date Certain Tax Code Replacement Act - Prohibits the imposition of any tax by the Internal Revenue Code:
(1) for any taxable year beginning after December 31, 2004; and
(2) in the case of any tax not imposed on the basis of a taxable year, on any taxable event or for any period after December 31, 2004.
Excepts the:
(1) tax on self-employment income (chapter 2 of the Code);
(2) Federal Insurance Contributions Act (chapter 21 of the Code); and
(3) Railroad Retirement Tax Act (chapter 22 of the Code).Establishes the National Commission on Tax Reform and Simplification to review:
(1) the present structure and provisions of the Code;
(2) whether the tax systems of other countries could provide more efficient and fair methods of funding government revenue requirements;
(3) whether the income tax should be replaced with a tax imposed in a different manner or on a different base; and
(4) whether the Code can be simplified, absent wholesale restructuring or replacement.
Requires a Commission report to Congress on review results, with recommendations for Code reform and simplification.
Terminates the Commission 90 days after such report.Authorizes appropriations (with interim funding).Declares that any new Federal tax system should be approved by Congress in its final form before July 4, 2004, and, if not, Congress should be required to vote to reauthorize the Code.

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