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H.R. 6037 (115th): Nonprofits Support Act

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Should hospitals and churches be required to pay the same tax on so-called “fringe benefits” as for-profit companies?


December’s Republican tax reform law aimed to lower rates, while (hopefully) keeping total revenues about even through the closing of loopholes. One of those “closed loopholes” required many different types of tax-exempt organizations, such as hospitals and religious organizations, begin paying a 21 percent tax on fringe benefits which were previously untaxed.

These fringe benefits could include employee parking space, meals, and even gym memberships. This can result in added ...

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Michael Conaway

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Jun 7, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 7, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Jun 7, 2018

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H.R. 6037 (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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