H.R. 2713: Capital Gains Easement Act of 2013

Jul 17, 2013
Referred to Committee
0% chance of being enacted
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Mark Meadows
Representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district
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This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 17, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced Jul 17, 2013
Referred to Committee Jul 17, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
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2% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income gain from the sale or grant of conservation easements and to allow the sale or grant of conservation easements in the case of the special estate tax valuation provisions for certain farm and other trade or business real property.


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Library of Congress Summary

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Capital Gains Easement Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from gross income, for income tax purposes, any gain from the sale or grant of a qualified real property interest to a tax-exempt organization made exclusively for conservation purposes.
Defines "qualified real property interest" as any interest in real property which is:
(1) the entire interest of the taxpayer,
(2) a remainder interest, or
(3) a restriction (granted in perpetuity) on the use which may be made of the real property.
Exempts such a sale or grant of a qualified real property interest from the application of estate tax property valuation rules.

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