H.R. 901: Tax Return Due Date Simplification and Modernization Act of 2013

Introduced:
Feb 28, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Lynn Jenkins
Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 28, 2013
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2382 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 24, 2011

S. 420 (Related)
Tax Return Due Date Simplification and Modernization Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 28, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 28, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 28, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

4% chance of getting past committee.
1% 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 provide for the logical flow of return information between partnerships, corporations, trusts, estates, and individuals to better enable each party to submit timely, accurate returns and reduce the need for extended and amended returns, to provide for modified due dates by regulation, and to conform the automatic corporate extension period to longstanding regulatory rule.

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Cosponsors
41 cosponsors (24D, 17R) (show)
Committees

House Ways and Means

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Library of Congress Summary

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2/28/2013--Introduced.
Tax Return Due Date Simplification and Modernization Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to change tax return due dates for partnerships (from April 15 to March 15, with a six-month extension), S corporations (from March 15 to March 31), and C corporations (from March 15 to April 15).
Requires the Secretary of the Treasury, for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2013, to modify by regulation the due dates for extensions of tax returns for partnerships, trusts and estates, employee benefit plans, tax-exempt organizations, and certain trust funds. Sets a due date of April 15 for the annual information return of a foreign trust with a U.S. owner and for the report of foreign bank and financial accounts (with extensions until October 15).
Extends the automatic extension for corporation income tax returns from three to six months.

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