To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that pass-through businesses do not pay tax at a higher rate than corporations.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 3, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on January 3, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Buchanan Legislation to Fight Red Tide Passed by Congress”
— Rep. Vern Buchanan [R-FL16] (Sponsor) on Mar 23, 2018
Apr 27, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5076 (114th).
Jan 3, 2017
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H.R. 116 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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