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S. 3184: Federal Employees and Retirees with Delinquent Tax Debt Initiative (FERDI) Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 14, 2020 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3184

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 14, 2020

(for himself and Ms. Ernst) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

A BILL

To require an annual report of Federal employees and retirees with delinquent tax debt.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Federal Employees and Retirees with Delinquent Tax Debt Initiative (FERDI) Act.

2.

Annual report on Federal employees and retirees with delinquent tax debt

(a)

In general

The Secretary of the Treasury (or the Secretary's delegate) shall submit to the relevant committees and make a public on the internet an annual report on current and retired Federal civilian and military employees who have delinquent tax debt or an unfiled tax return for the most recent fiscal year.

(b)

Matters included

The report under subsection (a) shall include—

(1)

the population of individuals who are civilian employees, retired civilian employees, active duty military employees, military reserve or national guard employees, and retired military employees;

(2)

the number of individuals in each category listed in paragraph (1) who have delinquent tax debt (excluding those individuals who have an installment agreement) or an unfiled tax return;

(3)

the aggregate balance owed and the delinquency rate for each such category; and

(4)

the information described in paragraphs (2) and (3) broken down by Federal agency.

(c)

Relevant committees

For purposes of this section, the term relevant committees means the Committee on Finance of the Senate, the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives, the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate, and Committee on Oversight and Reform of the House of Representatives.