H.R. 7082 (110th): Inmate Tax Fraud Prevention Act of 2008

Sep 25, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 110-428.
James “Jim” Ramstad
Representative for Minnesota's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated
Oct 02, 2008
3 pages

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 15, 2008.

Introduced Sep 25, 2008
Referred to Committee Sep 25, 2008
Passed House Sep 27, 2008
Passed Senate Oct 02, 2008
Signed by the President Oct 15, 2008
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit the Secretary of the Treasury to disclose certain prisoner return information to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, and for other purposes.


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10/15/2008--Public Law.
Inmate Tax Fraud Prevention Act of 2008 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to disclose to the head of the Federal Bureau of Prisons tax return information of prisoners whom the Secretary has determined may have filed or facilitated the filing of a false tax return.
Prohibits the head of the Federal Bureau of Prisons from disclosing any prisoner tax return information to any person other than an officer or employee of such Bureau. Restricts the use of such tax return information to preventing the filing of false and fraudulent tax returns.
Terminates such disclosure authority after December 31, 2011.
Imposes recordkeeping and reporting requirements on the Bureau with respect to disclosures of prisoner tax return information.
Requires the Secretary to submit an annual report to Congress on the filing of false and fraudulent tax returns by federal and state prisoners and to make such reports available to the public.
Requires the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration to submit a written report to Congress by December 31, 2010, on the implementation of the authority to disclose prisoner tax return information.
Amends the federal judicial code with respect to certain widows and widowers whose judicial survivors' annuities are terminated on account of remarriage before age 55. Requires restoration of such benefits, at the same rate, upon the dissolution of the remarriage by death, divorce, or annulment, if specified requirements are met.

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