S. 3496 (109th): Working American Competitiveness Act

Jun 13, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Died (Referred to Committee)
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H.R. 5986 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jul 28, 2006

Jim DeMint
Senator from South Carolina
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Jun 13, 2006
3 pages
Related Bills
S. 1140 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 18, 2007

H.R. 5986 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 28, 2006


This bill was introduced on June 13, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 13, 2006
Referred to Committee Jun 13, 2006
Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the limitation on the foreign earned income exclusion, and for other purposes.


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2 cosponsors (2R) (show)

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Working American Competitiveness Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a taxpayers to elect to exclude from gross income, without limitation, earned income (i.e., income for services performed) from sources within a foreign country.

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