H.R.12152 - A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow an individual to exclude from gross income the gain from the sale or exchange of the individual's principal residence.94th Congress (1975-1976)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McKinney, Stewart B. [R-CT-4] (Introduced 02/26/1976)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/26/1976 Referred to House Committee on Ways and Means. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.12152 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/26/1976)
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow taxpayers of any age to exclude from gross income gain from the sale or exchange of property if during the eight year period preceding the sale or exchange, such property has been owned and used as the taxpayer's principal residence for periods aggregating five years or more.
Allows a surviving spouse to tack on the holding and use periods of the decedent spouse without regard to whether such decedent spouse had made an election to exclude gain from a prior sale or exchange.