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H.R. 2078 (115th): Jump Start America Act of 2017

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify individual income and corporate tax rates, to set a maximum on the capital gains rate, to make permanent the deduction for dividends received for repatriated foreign earnings, to reduce the rate of payroll and self-employment taxes, to make 100-percent bonus depreciation permanent, and to repeal the Federal estate and gift taxes.

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Sponsor and status

Roger Williams

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 25th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 6, 2017
Length: 16 pages
Introduced:

Apr 6, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 6, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Apr 6, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 2078 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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