H.R. 6271 (112th): Family Farm and Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2012

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude certain farmland and family-owned business interests from the value of the gross estate of decedents.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Aug 1, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 1, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Scott Tipton

Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district



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Aug 1, 2012

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H.R. 6271 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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