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H.R. 2558: ALIGN Act


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 15, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2558

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 15, 2021

(for himself, Mr. Nunes, Mr. Buchanan, Mr. Smith of Nebraska, Mr. Reed, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Smith of Missouri, Mr. Rice of South Carolina, Mr. Schweikert, Mrs. Walorski, Mr. LaHood, Mr. Wenstrup, Mr. Ferguson, Mr. Estes, Mr. Smucker, Mr. Hern, and Mrs. Miller of West Virginia) 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 permanently allow a tax deduction at the time an investment in qualified property is made, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Accelerate Long-term Investment Growth Now Act or the ALIGN Act.

2.

Permanent full expensing for qualified property

(a)

In general

Paragraph (6) of section 168(k) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended to read as follows:

(6)

Applicable percentage

For purposes of this subsection, the term applicable percentage means, in the case of property placed in service (or, in the case of a specified plant described in paragraph (5), a plant which is planted or grafted) after September 27, 2017, 100 percent.

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(b)

Conforming amendments

(1)

Section 168(k) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended—

(A)

in paragraph (2)—

(i)

in subparagraph (A)—

(I)

in clause (i)(V), by inserting and at the end;

(II)

in clause (ii), by striking clause (ii) of subparagraph (E), and and inserting clause (i) of subparagraph (E).; and

(III)

by striking clause (iii);

(ii)

in subparagraph (B)—

(I)

in clause (i)—

(aa)

by striking subclauses (II) and (III); and

(bb)

by redesignating subclauses (IV) through (VI) as subclauses (II) through (IV), respectively;

(II)

by striking clause (ii); and

(III)

by redesignating clauses (iii) and (iv) as clauses (ii) and (iii), respectively;

(iii)

in subparagraph (C)—

(I)

in clause (i), by striking and subclauses (II) and (III) of subparagraph (B)(i); and

(II)

in clause (ii), by striking subparagraph (B)(iii) and inserting subparagraph (B)(ii); and

(iv)

in subparagraph (E)—

(I)

by striking clause (i); and

(II)

by redesignating clauses (ii) and (iii) as clauses (i) and (ii), respectively; and

(B)

in paragraph (5)(A), by striking planted before January 1, 2027, or is grafted before such date to a plant that has already been planted, and inserting planted or grafted.

(2)

Section 460(c)(6)(B) of such Code is amended by striking which and all that follows through the period and inserting which has a recovery period of 7 years or less..

(c)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall take effect as if included in section 13201 of Public Law 115–97.