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H.R. 5440: To require notice from the Secretary of the Treasury in the case of any closure of a Taxpayer Assistance Center.

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 5440 requires the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to provide (including by non-electronic means such as local press and other media), 90 days in advance, a notice containing information identifying the taxpayer assistance center proposed for closure, the date of the proposed closure, and the relevant alternative sources of assistance which may be utilized by affected taxpayers. The bill also requires the IRS to provide, 90 days in advance, a report to Congress containing the information in the notice, the reasons for a proposed closure of the taxpayer assistance ...

Sponsor and status

Karen Handel

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 9, 2018
Length: 2 pages

Apr 9, 2018


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.


34% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Apr 9, 2018

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Apr 11, 2018
Ordered Reported

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Apr 12, 2018
On House Schedule

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Apr 17, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 5440 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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