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H.R. 5438: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow officers and employees of the Department of the Treasury to provide to taxpayers information regarding low-income taxpayer clinics.

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 5438 allows officers and employees of the Department of the Treasury to advise taxpayers of the availability of, and eligibility requirements for receiving, advice and assistance from qualified low-income taxpayer clinics that receive funding under the Code, and to provide location and contact information for such clinics.

Current law provides that the Secretary may allocate up to $6 million per year for matching grants to certain qualified low-income taxpayer clinics. Eligible clinics are those that charge no more than a nominal fee to either represent low-income taxpayers in ...

Sponsor and status

George Holding

Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 9, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Apr 9, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 17, 2018

This bill passed in the House on April 17, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 9, 2018
 
Introduced

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Apr 11, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 17, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5438 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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