H.R. 5036 (111th): Autofill Act of 2010

Apr 15, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Bill Foster
Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district
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Apr 15, 2010
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H.R. 1532 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Apr 12, 2013


This bill was introduced on April 15, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Apr 15, 2010
Referred to Committee Apr 15, 2010
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a program to populate downloadable tax forms with taxpayer return information.


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Autofill Act of 2010 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the Secretary of the Treasury to:
(1) establish a program to allow taxpayers to download income tax forms that are populated with tax return information (e.g., wages, withholding, and self-employment income) previously reported to the Secretary for the taxable year;
(2) establish standards for data download to tax preparation software; and
(3) provide on the website of the Department of the Treasury a secure function that allows a taxpayer to download, as both a printable document file and in a form suitable for input to automatic tax preparation software, the 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ forms that are populated with tax return information previously reported to the Secretary. Establishes deadlines for reporting tax return information to the Secretary and for making such information available for populating tax returns.

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