S. 3401 (112th): Tax Relief Act of 2012

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to temporarily extend tax relief provisions enacted in 2001 and 2003, to provide for temporary alternative minimum tax relief, to extend increased expensing limitations, and to provide instructions for tax reform.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jul 18, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah



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Last Updated: Jul 19, 2012
Length: 8 pages


Jul 18, 2012

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Jul 19, 2012
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S. 3401 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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