H.R. 25: FairTax Act of 2015

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 6, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 6, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Rob Woodall

Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2015
Length: 131 pages

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To promote freedom, fairness, and economic opportunity by repealing the income tax and other taxes, abolishing the Internal Revenue Service, and enacting a national sales tax to be administered primarily by the States.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

On Tax Day earlier this month, Jimmy Fallon quipped, “It’s that one day of the year when even Democrats turn into Republicans.” But, aside from the remaining GOP presidential candidates, what exactly is the congressional Republicans’ tax plan?

Although there are several competing proposals, among the most popular — with 73 cosponsors in the House — is H.R. 25 and ...

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History

Jan 6, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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