H.R. 7005 (110th): Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008

Sep 23, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Failed Cloture)
Charles “Charlie” Rangel
Representative for New York's 15th congressional district
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Dec 09, 2008
6 pages
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This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on December 11, 2008.

Introduced Sep 23, 2008
Referred to Committee Sep 23, 2008
Passed House Sep 24, 2008
Failed Cloture Dec 11, 2008
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide alternative minimum tax relief for individuals for 2008.


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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Sep 24, 2008 6:57 p.m.
Passed 393/30
Dec 11, 2008 10:42 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 52/35

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9/24/2008--Passed House without amendment.
Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2008 for individual taxpayers: (1) the offset of nonrefundable personal tax credits against regular and alternative minimum tax (AMT) liability; and (2) the increased alternative minimum tax (AMT) exemption amounts.
Increases the alternative minimum tax (AMT) refundable credit amount for individuals who have long-term unused minimum tax credits from prior taxable years. Abates any underpayment of tax attributable to the application of special AMT rules for the treatment of incentive stock options.

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