H.R. 1957 (111th): Helping Families Afford Tuition Act

Introduced:
Apr 02, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Gary Peters
Representative for Michigan's 9th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Apr 02, 2009
Length
12 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 6033 (Related)
Higher Education Affordability Act of 2010

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Last Action: Jul 30, 2010

S. 250 (Related)
Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2009

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Last Action: Jan 14, 2009

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 2, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 02, 2009
Referred to Committee Apr 02, 2009
 
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a higher education tuition credit in place of existing education tax incentives.

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
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House Ways and Means

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4/2/2009--Introduced.
Helping Families Afford Tuition Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to replace the Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning tax credits with an income-based tax credit for 50% of qualified tuition and related expenses, up to $10,000, for attendance at an institution of higher education. Repeals the tax deduction for qualified tuition and related expenses.

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