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H.R. 2481 (116th): Gold Star Family Tax Relief Act

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain military survivor benefits as earned income for purposes of the kiddie tax.

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Sponsor and status

Elaine Luria

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 2, 2019
Length: 2 pages
May 2, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 2, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

See Instead

S. 1370 (same title)
Passed Senate (House next) — May 21, 2019


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Engel Cosponsors Gold Star Family Tax Relief Act
    — Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY16, 2013-2020] (Co-sponsor) on May 15, 2019

Congressman Panetta Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Repeal Tax Hike on Gold Star Families
    — Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA20] (Co-sponsor) on May 6, 2019

Isakson Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Tax Relief for Gold Star Families
    — Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA, 2005-2019] on May 21, 2019

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May 2, 2019

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H.R. 2481 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2481. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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