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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 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 ...

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
Sep 10, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
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.


40 Cosponsors (40 Republicans)


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Donald Trump [R, 2017-2021]: H.R. 6760 – Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018, H.R. 6757, Family Savings Act of 2018, and H.R. 6756, American Innovation Act of 2018 (Sep 2, 2018)

What legislators are saying

Tax Reform 2.0 Passes House
    — Rep. Pete Sessions [R-TX17] (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

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 6760 will add $34.1 billion in new spending through 2028.


Sep 10, 2018

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Sep 13, 2018
Ordered Reported

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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)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6760. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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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