H.R.5948 - A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide a tax credit for first-time home buyers.97th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jenkins, Edgar L. [D-GA-9] (Introduced 03/24/1982)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/24/1982 Referred to House Committee on Ways and Means. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5948 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/24/1982)
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow first-time home buyers an income tax credit equal to nine percent of the purchase price of a principal residence acquired after February 28, 1982, and before January 1, 1984. Limits the dollar amount of such credit to $5,400. Provides a three year carryback of excess credit amounts. Specifies that such credit shall be available with respect to only one residence of the taxpayer.
Requires the recapture of credit amounts for the purchase of a principal residence if such residence is sold within 36 months after the date of acquisition, except in the case of the owner's death, a casualty loss, or a divorce settlement.