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house Bill H.R. 2398

Service Members First-Time Homebuyer Relief Act of 2009

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      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedMay 13th, 2009

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Service Members First-Time Homebuyer Relief Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to waive recapture of the first-time homebuyer credit for a member of the Armed Forces who sells the residence for which the member receives the credit during the 36-month period after the purchase of the residence because the member is transferred to a new duty station, is deployed overseas, or is required to reside in Government quarters during such period.


Service Members First-Time Homebuyer Relief Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt a member of the Armed Forces from the recapture requirements of the first-time homebuyer tax credit if such member receives orders for service on qualified official extended duty requiring such member to deploy outside the United States, make a permanent or temporary change of duty station, or reside in government quarters.

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