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Short Titles as Introduced

Teacher Tax Deduction Enhancement Act of 2019

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and expand the above-the-line deduction for certain expenses of school teachers.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
08/09/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date All Actions
08/09/2019Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
08/09/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (6)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1]* 08/09/2019
Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8] 12/10/2019
Rep. Rogers, Mike D. [R-AL-3] 02/07/2020
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] 02/07/2020
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] 02/07/2020
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Mario [R-FL-25] 02/07/2020

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means08/09/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (08/09/2019)

Teacher Tax Deduction Enhancement Act of 2019

This bill revises the deduction from gross income (i.e., the above-the-line deduction) for the unreimbursed expenses of school teachers (e.g., supplies and materials). It increases the deduction from $250 to $500 for full-time teachers and allows part-time teachers a $250 deduction. It also allows the deduction for teachers in accredited preschool programs.