H.R.3452 - Recoupment of Wall Street Bonus Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] (Introduced 07/31/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||07/31/2009 Referred to House Financial Services (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3452 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/31/2009)
Recoupment of Wall Street Bonus Act - Imposes an additional income tax on bonuses paid to employees or former employees of covered Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) recipients. Defines "covered TARP recipient" to include: (1) entities and their affiliates that received capital infusions under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 exceeding $5 billion; and (2) the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac). Exempts entities that repay TARP amounts exceeding a $5 billion threshold.
Sets the rate of such tax at 100% of the lesser of: (1) the bonus amounts paid; or (2) the amount of such taxpayer's adjusted gross income exceeding $250,000 ($125,000 in the case of a married individual filing a separate return). Exempts any employee who irrevocably waives or returns a bonus payment before the close of the taxable year in which such payment is due.
Requires tax revenues generated by this Act to be paid to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to fund community development programs.