S. 2539 (110th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a special depreciation allowance for certain property placed in service during 2008 and 2009.


Jan 22, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 22, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Arlen Specter
Senator from Pennsylvania


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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2008
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
1/22/2008--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase from 30 to 50% the bonus depreciation for new business equipment placed in service in 2008 and 2009.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 5140 (Related)
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Enacted — Signed by the President
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H.R. 5169 (Related)
Grow American Investment Now Jobs Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 29, 2008

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Jan 22, 2008


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