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H.R. 4935 (113th): Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 17, 2014 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 393

113th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4935

[Report No. 113–527]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 23, 2014

(for herself, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, and Mr. Nunes) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

July 17, 2014

Additional sponsor: Mr. Reed

July 17, 2014

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic


A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements to the child tax credit.


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014 .

2.

Improvements to child tax credit

(a)

Elimination of marriage penalty

Section 24(b)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking means— and all that follows and inserting means $75,000 (twice such amount in the case of a joint return)..

(b)

Inflation adjustment of credit amount and phaseout thresholds

Section 24 of such Code is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

(g)

Inflation adjustment

(1)

In general

In the case of any taxable year beginning after 2014, the $1,000 amount in subsection (a) and the $75,000 amount in subsection (b)(2) shall each be increased by an amount equal to—

(A)

such dollar amount, multiplied by

(B)

the cost-of-living adjustment determined under section 1(f)(3) for the calendar year in which the taxable year begins, determined by substituting calendar year 2013 for calendar year 1992 in subparagraph (B) thereof.

(2)

Rounding

Any increase determined under paragraph (1) shall be rounded—

(A)

in the case of the $1,000 amount in subsection (a), to the nearest multiple of $50, and

(B)

in the case of the $75,000 amount in subsection (b)(2), to the nearest multiple of $1,000.

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(c)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2014.

July 17, 2014

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed