IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 23 (legislative day, May 22), 2019
Mr. Scott of South Carolina (for himself, Ms. Hassan, Mr. Cassidy, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Daines, Ms. Ernst, Ms. Collins, Mr. King, Ms. Sinema, Mr. Jones, Mr. Wyden, Mr. Menendez, Ms. Cortez Masto, Ms. Klobuchar, and Mr. Blumenthal) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain scholarships as earned income for purposes of the kiddie tax.
This Act may be cited as the
Tax Relief for Student Success Act.
Certain scholarships treated as earned income for kiddie tax
Section 1(g)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:
Treatment of certain scholarships
For purposes of this subsection, any scholarship or fellowship grant which—
is received by a child who is a candidate for a degree at an educational organization described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(ii),
supports such candidacy, 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.