H.R.8 - Estate Tax bill

To make the repeal of the estate tax permanent. view all titles (5)

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  • Popular: Estate Tax bill as .
  • 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 [3]
 
S.Amdt 4195 Offered
S.Amdt 4194 Offered
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.
Latest Actions View All Actions [23]
 
Jun 08, 2006Cloture on the motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 57 - 41. Record Vote Number: 164.
Jun 08, 2006Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
Jun 07, 2006Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.

Latest Vote

Result: Passed - April 13, 2005

Roll call number 102 in the House

Question: On Passage: H R 8 Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act

 

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