H.R.8 - Estate Tax bill
To make the repeal of the estate tax permanent. view all titles (4)
All Bill Titles
- Popular: Estate Tax bill.
- Short: Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2005 as introduced.
- Short: Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2005 as passed house.
- Official: To make the repeal of the estate tax permanent. as introduced.
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|Latest Amendment||Status||Purpose View All Amendments |
|H.Amdt 69||Fail||An amendment in the nature of a substitute to immediately eliminate the estate tax for most estates; to increase the estate tax exclusion to $3 million, effective January 1, 2004; to partially offset the cost of increasing the exclusion by freezing existing estate tax rates, eliminating the ability to claim valuation discounts by holding property through partnerships, and restoring the prior law phaseout of the benefit of the graduated rates and exclusion; to repeal the carryover basis rules contained in the 2001 tax bill, and in doing so, continue the favorable current law step-up in basis rules that eliminate capital gains taxes on increases in value before death.|
|S.Amdt 4194||Offered||Amendment information not available.|
|S.Amdt 4195||Offered||Amendment information not available.|
|Latest Actions View All Actions |
|Feb 17th||Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.|
|Apr 12th||Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 202 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 8 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. A specified amendment is in order.|