H.R. 295 (95th): A bill to extend to all unmarried individuals the full tax benefits of income splitting now enjoyed by married individuals filing joint returns; and to remove rate inequities for married persons where both are employed.


Jan 4, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 4, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Silvio Conte

Representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

1/4/1977--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide identical income tax rates for single persons and married couples filing joint returns. Limits the earned income that must be reported by a ... Read more >

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Jan 4, 1977

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H.R. 13129 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 14, 1978

H.R. 12085 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 12, 1978

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