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H.R. 901: Restoring Economic Opportunities for Small Family C-Corporations

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 30, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 901

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 30, 2019

(for himself and Mr. DesJarlais) 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 reestablish the 15 percent corporate rate bracket.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Restoring Economic Opportunities for Small Family C–Corporations.

2.

Reestablishment of 15 percent corporate rate bracket

(a)

In general

Section 11(b) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended to read as follows:

(b)

Amount of tax

The amount of tax imposed by subsection (a) shall be the sum of—

(1)

15 percent of so much of the taxable income as does not exceed $50,000, and

(2)

21 percent of so much of the taxable income as exceeds $50,000.

In the case of a corporation which has taxable income in excess of $100,000 for any taxable year, the amount of tax determined under the preceding sentence for such taxable year shall be increased by the lesser of (A) 5 percent of such excess, or (B) $3,000.

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(b)

Conforming amendment

Section 11 of such Code is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

(e)

Treatment of certain references

Any reference in this title (or in any other provision of law) to the rate of tax imposed by this section shall be treated as a reference to the rate of tax specified in subsection (b)(2) unless such reference clearly indicates otherwise.

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(c)

Effective date

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