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Text of To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the taxation of arrow components.

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 23, 2004. The text of the bill below is as of Nov 19, 2004 (Introduced).

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108th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5394

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 19, 2004

(for himself and Mr. Matheson) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the taxation of arrow components.

1.

Excise tax on arrows

(a)

Repeal

Subsection (b) of section 332 of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004, and the amendments made by such subsection, are hereby repealed; and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 shall be applied as if such subsection and amendments had never been enacted.

(b)

Tax on arrow shafts

Paragraph (2) of section 4161(b) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to arrows) is amended to read as follows:

(2)

Arrows

(A)

In general

There is hereby imposed on the first sale by the manufacturer, producer, or importer of any shaft (whether sold separately or incorporated as part of a finished or unfinished product) of a type used in the manufacture of any arrow which after its assembly—

(i)

measures 18 inches overall or more in length, or

(ii)

measures less than 18 inches overall in length but is suitable for use with a bow described in paragraph (1)(A),

a tax equal to 39 cents per shaft.
(B)

Adjustment for inflation

(i)

In general

In the case of any calendar year beginning after 2005, the 39-cent amount specified in subparagraph (A) shall be increased by an amount equal to the product of—

(I)

such amount, multiplied by

(II)

the cost-of-living adjustment determined under section 1(f)(3) for such calendar year, determined by substituting 2004 for 1992 in subparagraph (B) thereof.

(ii)

Rounding

If any increase determined under clause (i) is not a multiple of 1 cent, such increase shall be rounded to the nearest multiple of 1 cent.

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(c)

Arrow points

Clause (ii) of section 4161(b)(1)(B) (relating to archery equipment) of such Code is amended by striking quiver or broadhead and inserting quiver, broadhead, or point.

(d)

Effective date

The amendments made by subsections (b) and (c) shall apply to articles sold by the manufacturer, producer, or importer after March 31, 2005.