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S. 1217: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the taxable income limit on percentage depletion for oil and natural gas produced from marginal properties.


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 11, 2019 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1217

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 11, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the taxable income limit on percentage depletion for oil and natural gas produced from marginal properties.

1.

Elimination of taxable income limit on percentage depletion for oil and natural gas produced from marginal properties

(a)

In general

Section 613A(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

(H)

Nonapplication of taxable income limit with respect to marginal production

The second sentence of subsection (a) of section 613 shall not apply to so much of the allowance for depletion as is determined under subparagraph (A).

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(b)

Effective date

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