H. R. 6267
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
August 1, 2012
Mr. Schock (for himself, Ms. Jenkins, and Mr. Poe of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the tax on Olympic medals won by United States athletes.
Elimination of tax on Olympic medals
Section 74 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:
Exception for Olympic medals and prizes
Gross income shall not include the value of any prize or award won by the taxpayer in athletic competition in the Olympic Games.
The amendment made by this section shall apply to prizes and awards received after December 31, 2011.