H.R. 8199 (96th): Middle Income Wage Earner Tax Relief Act of 1980


Sep 24, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 24, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Mattox

Representative for Texas's 5th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide a 4-percent refundable income tax credit for individuals, a permanent refundable income tax credit for social security taxes, relief from the marriage penalty, and a capital cost recovery system for investment in plant and equipment.

Summary (CRS)

9/24/1980--Introduced.Middle-Income Wage Earner Tax Relief Act of 1980 - TitleI - Four Percent Income Tax Credit for IndividualsAmends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a refundable income tax credit equal ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 24, 1980

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 8199”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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