H. R. 2716
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 14, 2019
Mr. Green of Tennessee introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to not apply changes under Public Law 115–97 pertaining to the kiddie tax to children receiving certain military survivor benefits.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting Gold Star Children Act of 2019.
Application of permanent kiddie tax rates to children receiving certain military survivor benefits
Section 1(j)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:
Treatment of children with certain military survivor benefits
Subparagraph (A) shall not apply to any child who received a benefit under laws administered by the Secretary of Defense or the Secretary of Veterans Affairs which—
is received by a child by reason of the child being the survivor of a deceased member of the Armed Forces or of a deceased veteran, and
is included in the gross income of such child.
The amendment made by this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017.