H.R. 2555 (97th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to authorize the payment of attorney’s fees to taxpayers who prevail in tax litigation.


Mar 17, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 17, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Rousselot

Representative for California's 26th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

3/17/1981--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit the award of reasonable attorney's fees and costs to persons who prevail in civil actions which involve tax liability and to which the ... Read more >

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Mar 17, 1981

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2555”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 3262 (Related)
Taxpayer Protection and Reimbursement Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 27, 1981

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