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H.R. 601: Invest Now Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 28, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 601

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 28, 2021

(for himself and Mr. Nunes) 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 provide a reduced capital gains rate on certain property acquired in 2021.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Invest Now Act.

2.

Reduced capital gains rate on certain property acquired in 2021

(a)

In general

Section 1(h) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(12)

Reduced rate for certain property acquired in 2021

(A)

In general

So much of the adjusted net capital gain taxed at a rate of 20 percent under paragraph (1) (determined without regard to this paragraph) to the extent attributable to the sale or exchange of qualified property shall be taxed at a rate of 5 percent under such paragraph (and not 20 percent).

(B)

Coordination with 15 percent rate

So much of the adjusted net capital gain taxed at a rate of 15 percent or 20 percent under paragraph (1) (determined without regard to this paragraph) to the extent attributable to the sale or exchange of qualified property (reduced by so much of such gain as is taxed at the rate determined under clause (i)) shall be taxed at a rate of 5 percent (and not 15 percent).

(C)

Qualified property

For purposes of this paragraph—

(i)

In general

The term qualified property means any property—

(I)

purchased (as defined in section 179(d)(2)) by the taxpayer after December 31, 2020, and before January 1, 2022, and

(II)

held by the taxpayer (as determined under section 1223) for a period of more than 5 years.

(ii)

Exception for wash sales

Such term shall not include any property the basis of which is determined under section 1091(d).

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(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2021.