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H.R. 4717 (113th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent and expand the temporary minimum credit rate for the low-income housing tax credit program.


The text of the bill below is as of May 22, 2014 (Introduced).


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113th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4717

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 22, 2014

(for himself, Mr. Neal, Mr. Gerlach, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Nunes, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Paulsen, Mr. Crowley, Ms. Jenkins, Mr. Renacci, Mr. Kind, Mr. Griffin of Arkansas, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Schock, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Reed, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Mr. Reichert, Mr. Danny K. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Marchant, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Boustany, Mr. Young of Indiana, Mr. Gibbs, and Ms. Lofgren) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent and expand the temporary minimum credit rate for the low-income housing tax credit program.

1.

Temporary minimum credit rate for the low-income housing tax credit program made permanent and expanded

(a)

Minimum credit amount for new buildings made permanent

Subparagraph (A) of section 42(b)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking with respect to housing credit dollar amount allocations made before January 1, 2014.

(b)

Minimum credit for existing buildings

Subsection (b) of section 42 of such Code is amended by redesignating paragraph (3) as paragraph (4) and by inserting after paragraph (2) the following new paragraph:

(3)

Minimum credit for existing buildings

In the case of any existing building—

(A)

which is placed in service by the taxpayer after the date of the enactment of this paragraph, and

(B)

which is not federally subsidized for the taxable year,

the applicable percentage shall not be less than 4 percent.

.

(c)

Conforming amendment

Section 42(b)(2) of such Code is amended by striking Temporary minimum and inserting Minimum .

(d)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply to buildings placed in service after December 31, 2013.