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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Veterans Back to Work Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the work opportunity tax credit for veterans and to allow an exemption from an employer's employment taxes in an amount equivalent to the value of such credit in the case of veterans.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
11/21/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
12/11/2019Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H10028)
Action By: House of Representatives
11/21/2019Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/21/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 11/21/2019

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means11/21/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (11/21/2019)

Veterans Back to Work Act of 2019

This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to (1) make permanent the work opportunity tax credit for hiring qualified veterans (veterans receiving compensation for a service-connected disability and other federal assistance); and (2) allow employers who hire qualified veterans to elect to claim the tax credit as an exemption from employment and railroad retirement taxes for such veterans' first-year wages, subject to specified limitations.

The bill appropriates amounts to the Social Security trust funds and the Social Security Equivalent Benefit Account to cover any revenue loss to such funds resulting from this bill.