H.R. 12812 (94th): Legal Fees Reimbursement Act

Mar 25, 1976 (94th Congress, 1975–1976)
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 15437 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 02, 1976

H.R. 13954 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 21, 1976

H.R. 13533 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 04, 1976

H.R. 13244 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Apr 13, 1976

James Quillen
Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district
Related Bills
H.R. 6903 (95th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 04, 1977

H.R. 15437 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 02, 1976


This bill was introduced on March 25, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Mar 25, 1976
Referred to Committee Mar 25, 1976
Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide for payment by the Government of all reasonable litigation expenses to prevailing taxpayers in legal action.


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Legal Fees Reimbursement Act - Provides that in any legal action initiated by the Government, or in any action instituted by a taxpayer contesting the accuracy of a deficiency or claiming a refund of taxes paid where the taxpayer prevails or substantially prevails, the Government shall be liable for the reimbursement in full of all reasonable litigation expenses incurred by the taxpayer as a consequence of legal defense, under the Internal Revenue Code.

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