S. 2957 (111th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to temporarily reduce payroll taxes of employees and employers by one-half, and for other purposes.


Jan 26, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 26, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


George LeMieux

Senator from Florida



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1/26/2010--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to reduce in 2010: (1) the employment tax rate from 6.2 to 3.1% for employers and employees; and (2) the tax rate on self-employment income ... Read more >

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Jan 26, 2010

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