S. 2851 (111th): A bill to make permanent certain education tax incentives, to modify rules relating to college savings plans, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Dec 08, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Charles “Chuck” Grassley
Senator from Iowa
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Dec 08, 2009
Length
12 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on December 8, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Dec 08, 2009
Referred to Committee Dec 08, 2009
 
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12/8/2009--Introduced.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) increase and make permanent the Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning tax credits; (2) make permanent the tax deduction for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers; (3) make permanent the issuance authority for qualified zone academy bonds and qualified school construction bonds; and (4) make permanent provisions of the qualified tuition program allowing payment of computer technology or equipment.
Repeals the termination date (i.e., December 31, 2010) of the Economic Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act for the education provisions of that Act, including modifications to education individual retirement accounts and qualified tuition programs, employer-provided educational assistance, student loan assistance and forgiveness, arbitrage rebates for government financing of educational facilities, and tax deductions for higher education expenses.

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