H.R. 6653 (112th): Independent Contractor Tax Fairness and Simplification Act of 2012


Dec 12, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 12, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Erik Paulsen

Representative for Minnesota's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 12, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide standards for determining employment status, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Independent Contractor Tax Fairness and Simplification Act of 2012 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to set forth criteria for classifying a worker as an employee or an independent contractor.Prohibits: ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 12, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6653”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2483 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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