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      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedFebruary 23rd, 2009

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Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the application of the homebuyer credit, and for other purposes.

Summary

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to revise the tax credit for first-time homebuyers by: (1) eliminating the first-time homebuyer requirement (thus making such credit available to all homebuyers); (2) eliminating the repayment requirement for such credit except for resales of a principal residence, or failure to occupy such residence, at any time within 36 months of purchase; (3) exempting from the repayment requirement members of the Armed Forces who are ordered to relocate; (4) modifying the maximum amount of such credit and the adjusted gross income thresholds for reductions in the credit amount; and (5) allowing taxpayers to transfer their anticipated credit amount to another individual for specified purposes, including making a downpayment on a portion of a purchase price of a principal residence.

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