H.R. 5261: Protecting the U.S. Corporate Tax Base Act of 2016

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent the avoidance of the rules related to investment of earnings in United States property through corporate expatriation or the use of corporate structures in which the common parent is a foreign corporation.

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May 17, 2016


Referred to Committee on May 17, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 17, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Sander Levin

Representative for Michigan's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 17, 2016
Length: 7 pages


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May 17, 2016

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