H.R. 696 (112th): Tax Relief Certainty Act of 2011

Feb 14, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Mike Pence
Representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district
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Feb 14, 2011
10 pages
Related Bills
S. 336 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 14, 2011


This bill was introduced on February 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 14, 2011
Referred to Committee Feb 14, 2011
Full Title

To permanently extend the 2001 and 2003 tax relief provisions, and to permanently repeal the estate tax, and to provide permanent AMT relief, and for other purposes.


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Tax Relief Certainty Act of 2011 - Eliminates: (1) the terminating date of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, thus making the tax relief provisions of such Act permanent; and (2) the terminating date of the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003 applicable to reductions in the tax rate for dividend and capital gain income.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) phase-in between 2011 through 2021increases in the exemption amount for the alternative minimum tax (AMT); and (2) make permanent offsets against the AMT for certain nonrefundable tax credits.
Makes permanent the repeal of the estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes for decedents dying, gifts made, and generation skipping transfers after December 31, 2009.

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