H.R. 2714 (107th): Date Certain Tax Code Replacement Act

Aug 02, 2001 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Steve Largent
Representative for Oklahoma's 1st congressional district
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Aug 02, 2001
14 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4230 (106th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 11, 2000


This bill was introduced on August 2, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Aug 02, 2001
Referred to Committee Aug 02, 2001
Full Title

To terminate the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.


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149 cosponsors (146R, 1D, 1I, 1I) (show)

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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, 2005; 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, 2005.
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, 2005, and, if not, Congress should be required to vote to reauthorize the Code.

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