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Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2015

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A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that individuals having seriously delinquent tax debts shall be ineligible for Federal employment.


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01/29/2015Introduced in Senate

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01/29/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S619-620)
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Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Vitter, David [R-LA] 03/25/2015
Sen. McCaskill, Claire [D-MO] 05/22/2015
Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC] 07/30/2015

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Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs01/29/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (01/29/2015)

Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2015

Makes any individual who has a seriously delinquent tax debt ineligible to receive a bonus from a federal agency (i.e., an executive agency, the U.S. Postal Service, the Postal Regulatory Commission, or an employing agency in the legislative branch). Defines "seriously delinquent tax debt" as an outstanding tax debt for which a notice of lien has been filed in public records. Exempts a tax debt: (1) that is being paid in a timely manner under an approved installment payment agreement or an offer-in-compromise, (2) for which a collection due process hearing has been requested or pending, (3) for which a levy has been issued or agreed to by an applicant for employment, or (4) that is determined to be an economic hardship to the taxpayer.

Requires each agency to review public records to determine if a notice of tax lien has been filed against an agency employee or applicant for employment. Prohibits an agency head or agency employee from using or disclosing tax delinquency information other than for the administration of this Act.