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Gold Star Family Tax Relief Act

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Gold Star Family Tax Relief Act

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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain military survivor benefits as earned income for purposes of the kiddie tax.

Actions Overview (3)

Date Actions Overview
05/21/2019Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.(text: CR S2985)
05/21/2019Senate Committee on Finance discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S2985)
05/08/2019Introduced in Senate

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
05/21/2019Ordered held at desk by unanimous consent.
Action By: Senate
05/21/2019Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S2985)
Action By: Senate
05/21/2019Senate Committee on Finance discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2985)
Action By: Senate
05/08/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (48)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Jones, Doug [D-AL]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]* 05/08/2019
Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Crapo, Mike [R-ID]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Daines, Steve [R-MT]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Roberts, Pat [R-KS]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Cotton, Tom [R-AR]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Johnson, Ron [R-WI]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Scott, Tim [R-SC]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Hoeven, John [R-ND]* 05/08/2019
Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] 05/09/2019
Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE] 05/09/2019
Sen. Young, Todd [R-IN] 05/13/2019
Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC] 05/13/2019
Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] 05/13/2019
Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR] 05/15/2019
Sen. McSally, Martha [R-AZ] 05/15/2019
Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO] 05/15/2019
Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA] 05/15/2019
Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE] 05/15/2019
Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS] 05/16/2019
Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] 05/20/2019
Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA] 05/20/2019
Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] 05/20/2019
Sen. Kaine, Tim [D-VA] 05/20/2019
Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA] 05/21/2019
Sen. Thune, John [R-SD] 05/21/2019
Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX] 05/23/2019
Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] 05/23/2019

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Finance05/08/2019 Referred to
05/21/2019 Discharged from

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Passed Senate (05/21/2019)

Gold Star Family Tax Relief Act

(Sec. 2) This bill treats certain military survivor benefits that are received by children as earned income of the child for the purposes of the kiddie tax (the tax on the unearned income of children). This has the effect of exempting the benefits from such tax.

The bill applies to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017.