S. 722 (113th): Simpler Tax Filing Act of 2013


Apr 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeanne Shaheen

Senator from New Hampshire



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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to study the feasibility of providing certain taxpayers with an optional pre-prepared tax return, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/15/2013--Introduced.Simpler Tax Filing Act of 2013 - Expresses the sense of Congress that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) should begin offering pre-prepared tax returns to as many taxpayers as possible ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 15, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 722”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 940 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2015

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