H.R. 1356 (99th): Employee Educational Assistance Act of 1985

Feb 28, 1985 (99th Congress, 1985–1986)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Frank Guarini Jr.
Representative for New Jersey's 14th congressional district
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H.R. 1692 (100th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Mar 18, 1987

S. 558 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 1985


This bill was introduced on February 28, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 28, 1985
Referred to Committee Feb 28, 1985
Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to permanently exclude educational assistance programs from gross income, and for other purposes.


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141 cosponsors (92D, 49R) (show)

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Employee Educational Assistance Act of 1985 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend indefinitely the income tax exclusion for employee educational assistance programs.
(Present law terminates such exclusion as of December 31, 1985.) Limits the maximum amount of such exclusion (beginning in 1986) to $5,000 of amounts paid or expenses incurred for educational assistance furnished to an employee during a calendar year.
Exempts graduate students engaged in teaching or research activities from such maximum limit.
Provides for annual cost-of-living adjustments in such maximum limit beginning in 1987.

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