H.R. 38: Seniors’ Tax Simplification Act of 2013

Introduced:
Jan 03, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
See Instead:

S. 448 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 05, 2013

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Sponsor
John Fleming
Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district
Party
Republican
Text
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Last Updated
Jan 03, 2013
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1058 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 14, 2011

S. 448 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 05, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 3, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Jan 03, 2013
Referred to Committee Jan 03, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

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 allow seniors to file their Federal income tax on a new Form 1040SR.

Summary

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Cosponsors
41 cosponsors (29R, 12D) (show)
Committees

House Ways and Means

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Library of Congress Summary

The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress.


1/3/2013--Introduced.
Seniors' Tax Simplification Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to make available a new federal income tax Form 1040SR (similar to Form 1040EZ) to individuals who have turned 65 as of the close of the taxable year. Allows the form to be used even if income includes: (1) social security benefits; (2) distributions from qualified retirement plans, annuities, or other such deferred payment arrangements; (3) interest and dividends; or (4) capital gains and losses.

House Republican Conference Summary

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