H.R. 892: S Corporation Modernization Act of 2013

Feb 28, 2013
Referred to Committee
1% chance of being enacted
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David Reichert
Representative for Washington's 8th congressional district
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Introduced Feb 28, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 28, 2013
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4% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

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Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for S corporation reform, and for other purposes.


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6 cosponsors (3D, 3R) (show)

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Library of Congress Summary

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S Corporation Modernization Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to revise the tax treatment of S corporations by:
(1) permanently reducing from 10 to 5 years the period during which S corporation built-in gains are subject to tax;
(2) repealing mandatory termination of S corporation elections for excessive passive investment income;
(3) allowing S corporations to increase passive investment income from 25 to 60% without incurring additional tax;
(4) allowing nonresident aliens to be potential current beneficiaries of an electing small business trust (ESBT);
(5) allowing individual retirement accounts (IRAs) to be S corporation shareholders;
(6) allowing ESBTs to claim expanded charitable tax deductions; and
(7) making permanent the rule requiring a basis adjustment to stock of an S corporation making charitable contributions of property.

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