H.R. 9 (112th): Small Business Tax Cut Act


Mar 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 19, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Eric Cantor

Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2012
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a deduction for domestic business income of qualified small businesses.

Summary (CRS)

4/19/2012--Passed House amended.Small Business Tax Cut Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a qualified small business a tax deduction equal to 20% of the lesser of qualified ... Read more >

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Mar 21, 2012

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Mar 28, 2012
Reported by Committee

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Apr 19, 2012
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 9”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


42 cosponsors (42R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Apr 19, 2012 1:17 p.m.
Failed 175/236
Apr 19, 2012 1:55 p.m.
Passed 235/173

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H.Res. 620 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Apr 19, 2012

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