H.R. 5917 (109th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that tips received for certain services shall not be subject to income or employment taxes.


Jul 27, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 27, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Sodrel

Representative for Indiana's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2006
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About the bill

Summary (CRS)

7/27/2006--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to treat the first $10,000 of tips received for cosmetology, hospitality (including lodging and food and beverage services), recreation, taxi, newspaper delivery, and shoe shine ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 27, 2006

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5917”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


15 cosponsors (15R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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