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H.R. 2481: 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

Introduced on May 2, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 2, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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] (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] on May 21, 2019

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May 2, 2019

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