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H.R. 1757: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the limitation on the amount individuals can deduct for certain State and local taxes.

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 14, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1757

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 14, 2019

(for herself and Mr. Casten of Illinois) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the limitation on the amount individuals can deduct for certain State and local taxes.

1.

Increase in limitation on deduction for certain State and local taxes of individuals

(a)

In general

Section 164(b)(6)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking $10,000 ($5,000 in the case of a married individual filing a separate return) and inserting $15,000 (twice such amount in the case of a joint return).

(b)

Inflation adjustment

Section 164(b) of such Code is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(7)

Inflation adjustment

In the case of any taxable year beginning after December 31, 2019, the $15,000 amount in paragraph (6)(B) shall be increased by an amount equal to—

(A)

such dollar amount, multiplied by

(B)

the cost-of-living adjustment determined under section 1(f)(3) for the calendar year in which the taxable year begins, determined by substituting calendar year 2018 for calendar year 2016 in subparagraph (A)(ii) thereof.

If any amount as adjusted under the preceding sentence is not a multiple of $100, such amount shall be rounded to the next lowest multiple of $100.

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(c)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2018.