H.R.2879 - To provide that individuals performing services for the peacekeeping effort in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina shall be entitled to tax benefits in the same manner as if such services were performed in a combat zone.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gibbons, Sam [D-FL-11] (Introduced 01/25/1996)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/25/1996 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2879 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/25/1996)
Provides that any individual who performs Joint Endeavor services (United Nations-sponsored peacekeeping activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina) shall be entitled to the same tax benefits under specified provisions of the Internal Revenue Code that are provided to U.S. military personnel who perform service in an area designated by the President as a combat zone.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to limit the exclusion of combat pay from Federal withholding to the remuneration for such service excludable from gross income.
Makes this Act effective on November 21, 1995.