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house Bill H.R. 1312

Unemployed Tax Relief Act of 2009

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      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedMarch 4th, 2009

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Unemployed Tax Relief Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from Federal tax certain payments made in connection with reductions in force.


Unemployed Tax Relief Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the gross income of an employee who is separated from employment due to a reduction in force the last regular payment of wages prior to such separation and any severance pay received in connection with such separation. Exempts such wages and severance pay from employment-related taxation. Requires transfers from the Treasury to employment-related trust funds to compensate for revenues lost by such trust funds due to this Act.

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