< Back to H.R. 206 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)

Text of To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent pending tax increases, and for other purposes.

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 6, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 206

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 6, 2011

(for himself, Mr. Chaffetz, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Garrett, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Barton of Texas, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Paul, Mr. Lamborn, Ms. Foxx, Mr. Bartlett, Mr. McKinley, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Stearns, Mr. Coffman of Colorado, Mr. Simpson, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. McKeon, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Latta, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mr. Poe of Texas, Mr. Crawford, and Mr. Marchant) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent pending tax increases, and for other purposes.

1.

EGTRRA, JGTRRA, and certain other tax relief made permanent

(a)

Economic growth and tax relief reconciliation act of 2001

Title IX of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 is hereby repealed.

(b)

Income tax rates on dividends and net capital gain

Section 303 of the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003 is hereby repealed.

(c)

Deduction for State and local sales taxes

Paragraph (5) of section 164(b) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking subparagraph (I).

(d)

Deduction for tuition and related expenses

Section 222 of such Code is amended by striking subsection (e).

(e)

Increased expensing for small business

(1)

Dollar limitation

Paragraph (1) of section 179(b) of such Code is amended by striking subparagraphs (C) and (D) and inserting the following new subparagraph:

(C)

$125,000 in the case of taxable years beginning after 2011.

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(2)

Increase in qualifying investment at which phaseout begins

Paragraph (2) of section 179(b) of such Code is amended by striking subparagraphs (C) and (D) and inserting the following new subparagraph:

(C)

$500,000 in the case of taxable years beginning after 2011.

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(3)

Inflation adjustments

Paragraph (6) of section 179 of such Code is amended to read as follows:

(6)

Inflation adjustments

(A)

In general

In the case of any taxable year beginning in a calendar year after 2012, the $125,000 and $500,000 amounts in paragraphs (1)(C) and (2)(C) shall each be increased by an amount equal to—

(i)

such dollar amount, multiplied by

(ii)

the cost-of-living adjustment determined under section 1(f)(3) for the calendar year in which the taxable year begins, by substituting calendar year 2011 for calendar year 1992 in subparagraph (B) thereof.

(B)

Rounding

(i)

Dollar limitation

If the amount in paragraph (1)(C), as increased under subparagraph (A), is not a multiple of $1,000, such amount shall be rounded to the nearest multiple of $1,000.

(ii)

Phaseout amount

If the amount in paragraph (2)(C), as increased under subparagraph (A), is not a multiple of $10,000, such amount shall be rounded to the nearest multiple of $10,000.

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(4)

Revocation of election

Paragraph (2) of section 179(c) of such Code (relating to election irrevocable) is amended by striking and before 2013.

(5)

Computer software

Clause (ii) of section 179(d)(1)(A) of such Code is amended by striking and before 2012.

(f)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act.