H.R. 4494: Renters Fairness and Equality Act

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for rent paid or accrued on the personal residence of the taxpayer.

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Feb 8, 2016


Referred to Committee on Feb 8, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 8, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Alan Grayson

Representative for Florida's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 8, 2016
Length: 2 pages


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Feb 8, 2016

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