About the bill
H.R. 6760 would make permanent the tax provisions for individuals and pass-through entities in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that otherwise be sunset after 2025, including:
- The lower rates of 10%, 12%, 22%, 24%, 32%, 35%, and 37%.
- The doubling of the standard deduction to $12,000/$24,000, for single or joint filers, respectively.
- The doubling of the Child Tax Credit to $2,000 with up to $1,400 refundable.
- The retention of popular deductions like mortgage interest (capped at $750,000 for new homes), state and local taxes (SALT) (capped at $10,000), medical expenses, and charitable deductions.
- The 20% tax deduction for small business owners.
The provision extends the reduction of the threshold above which unreimbursed medical expenses may be deducted, so that this reduction in the threshold from 10 percent to 7.5 …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 1, 2018
Length: 67 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 28, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
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40 Cosponsors (40 Republicans)
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Sep 10, 2018
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Sep 13, 2018
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Sep 24, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means
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Sep 28, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)
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Feb 9, 2022
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6658.
H.R. 6760 (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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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