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Short Titles as Introduced

Universal Charitable Giving Act of 2017

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow above-the-line deductions for charitable contributions for individuals not itemizing deductions.

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10/05/2017Introduced in House

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10/11/2017Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7959)
Action By: House of Representatives
10/05/2017Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/05/2017Introduced in House
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House Ways and Means10/05/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/05/2017)

Universal Charitable Giving Act of 2017

This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a deduction from gross income (above-the-line deduction) for charitable contributions of individuals who do not elect to itemize deductions for the taxable year. The deduction may not exceed one-third of the standard deduction of the individual.