H.R.5271 - WRCR Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] (Introduced 11/26/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/26/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5271 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/26/2019)
Worker Relief and Credit Reform Act of 2019 or the WRCR Act of 2019
This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the earned income tax credit, to (1) make the credit available to certain students, (2) modify the age requirement for the credit, (3) include care-giving and learning as compensated work for purposes of the credit, (4) revise the definition of "qualifying dependents" eligible for the credit, (5) increase the credit for certain unmarried individuals with two or more qualifying children, and (6) require the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to establish a program for making direct advance monthly payments of the credit to eligible taxpayers.
The bill directs the IRS to establish a program to educate taxpayers about the availability of the earned income tax credit and the advance monthly payments of such credit.