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Seniors' Tax Simplification Act of 2015

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A bill to allow seniors to file their Federal income tax on a new Form 1040SR.


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Date
03/11/2015Introduced in Senate

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Date
03/11/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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Cosponsors (5)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL]* 03/11/2015
Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV]* 03/11/2015
Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE]* 03/11/2015
Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE]* 03/11/2015
Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] 03/16/2015

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Senate Finance03/11/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/11/2015)

Seniors' Tax Simplification Act of 2015

This bill directs the Internal Revenue Service to make available to taxpayers who have turned age 65 at the close of the taxable year a new federal income tax Form 1040SR (similar to the existing Form 1040EZ). Such taxpayers can use this new form even if their income includes: (1) social security benefits; (2) distributions from qualified retirement plans, annuities, or other such deferred payment arrangements; (3) interest and dividends; or (4) capital gains and losses.