H.R. 15338 (94th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide a credit for a certain portion of the expenses of higher education.

Introduced:
Aug 31, 1976 (94th Congress, 1975–1976)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Marvin Esch
Representative for Michigan's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
 
Status

This bill was introduced on August 31, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Aug 31, 1976
Referred to Committee Aug 31, 1976
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
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House Ways and Means

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8/31/1976--Introduced.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow taxpayers to credit against the income tax specified higher education expenses, including tuition, fees, books and supplies, incurred by the taxpayer for himself or any dependent.
Limits the credit to those expenses incurred for each individual which do not exceed $100 during taxable year 1977, $150 during 1978, $200 during 1979, and $250 each taxable year commencing thereafter.
Limits the credit to expenses incurred by full time students at institutions of vocational and higher education, minus scholarships and veterans benefits.
Limits the total credit allowed the taxpayer to his income tax liability minus the sum of all other credits applied thereto.
Disallows any deduction of educational expenses used to determine the amount of the allowed by this Act.

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