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A bill to repeal the carryover basis provisions added by the Tax Reform Act of 1976.


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03/01/1979Introduced in House

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03/01/1979Referred to House Committee on Ways and Means.
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03/01/1979Introduced in House
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House Ways and Means03/01/1979 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/01/1979)

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the carryover basis provisions enacted by the Tax Reform Act of 1976 which provide that beneficiaries receiving property from a decedent's estate will retain the decedent's basis in the property. Restores prior law which "stepped up" or "stepped down" the property's basis to its market value at the time of death without imposing tax consequences on the appreciation or depreciation the property underwent while held by the decedent.