About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to establish an Internal Revenue Service publicity campaign and public relations program to encourage voluntary tax compliance, to increase such compliance through improved enforcement activities and strengthened penalties and information reporting requirements, to provide a one-time amnesty from criminal and civil tax penalties owed for certain taxpayers who pay previous underpayments of Federal tax during the amnesty period, and for other purposes.
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Feb 26, 1986
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4253”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
17 cosponsors (14D, 3R)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 26, 1986
Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985
Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 7, 1986
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 4253 — 99th Congress: Tax Gap Act of 1986. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr4253
“H.R. 4253 — 99th Congress: Tax Gap Act of 1986.” www.GovTrack.us. 1986. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr4253>
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