S. 1781 (112th): Civil Rights Tax Relief Act of 2011

Introduced:
Nov 02, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Jeff Bingaman
Senator from New Mexico
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Nov 02, 2011
Length
8 pages
Related Bills
S. 1360 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 25, 2009

H.R. 3195 (Related)
Civil Rights Tax Relief Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 13, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on November 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Nov 02, 2011
Referred to Committee Nov 02, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income amounts received on account of claims based on certain unlawful discrimination and to allow income averaging for backpay and frontpay awards received on account of such claims, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committees

Senate Finance

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11/2/2011--Introduced.
Civil Rights Tax Relief Act of 2011 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow: (1) an exclusion from gross income for amounts received on account of an unlawful discrimination claim, (2) income averaging for backpay and frontpay amounts received from such claims, and (3) an exemption from the alternative minimum tax (AMT) for any tax benefit resulting from the income averaging of amounts received from an unlawful discrimination claim.

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