H.R. 3343 (112th): Songwriters Tax Simplification Reauthorization Act


Nov 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Marsha Blackburn

Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district



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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the rule providing 5-year amortization of expenses incurred in creating or acquiring music or music copyrights.

Summary (CRS)

Songwriters Tax Simplification Reauthorization Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax deduction for depreciation, to make permanent the taxpayer election to amortize over a five-year ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 3, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3343”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (9R, 4D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2731 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 18, 2013

S. 2258 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 29, 2012

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