H.R. 2710 (112th): Fair and Impartial Reform Tax Act of 2011

Introduced:
Jul 29, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Paul Tonko
Representative for New York's 21st congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jul 29, 2011
Length
9 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 6262 (Related)
Middle Class and Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 01, 2012

S. 3412 (Related)
Middle Class Tax Cut Act

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jul 25, 2012

 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 29, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 29, 2011
Referred to Committee Jul 29, 2011
 
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal certain tax cuts extended for high income individuals.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Ways and Means

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Library of Congress Summary

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7/29/2011--Introduced.
Fair and Impartial Reform Tax Act of 2011 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to:
(1) revise income tax rates for individuals and increase such rates for taxpayers with adjusted gross incomes in excess of $500,000,
(2) impose limits on and phaseouts of personal exemptions and itemized deductions for high income taxpayers,
(3) increase the tax rate on net capital gains and dividend income, and
(4) increase the alternative minimum tax (AMT) on the net capital gains of noncorporate taxpayers for taxable years beginning after 2011.
Makes the general terminating date of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act (EGTRRA) (i.e., December 31, 2012) applicable to the amendments made by this Act.

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