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H.R. 6760 (115th): Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

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:[1]

  • 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 ...

Sponsor and status

Rodney Davis

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2018
Length: 67 pages
Introduced
Sep 10, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

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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What legislators are saying

Tax Reform 2.0 Passes House
    — Rep. Pete Sessions [R-TX32, 2003-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 28, 2018

Titus Statement on Passage of Tax Scam 2.0
    — Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV1] on Sep 28, 2018

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - September 28, 2018
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Oct 1, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 6760 will add $34.1 billion in new spending through 2028.

History

Sep 10, 2018
 
Introduced

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Sep 13, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 21, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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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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H.R. 6760 (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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