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house Bill H.R. 2491

Tax Relief and Fulfilling Our Obligation to Patriotic Soldiers Act of 2009

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Title

Tax Relief and Fulfilling Our Obligation to Patriotic Soldiers Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income any enlistment, accession, reenlistment, retention, or incentive bonus paid to a member of the Armed Forces.

Summary

Tax Relief and Fulfilling Our Obligation to Patriotic Soldiers Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from gross income payments made to members of the Armed Forces as a qualified bonus. Defines "qualified bonus" as an enlistment, accession, reenlistment, retention, incentive, or other bonus paid to a member of the Armed Forces to accept a commmission or extend an active service commitment as an officer, to enlist, to reenlist, to extend an enlistment in an active or reserve component, or to enter into a reserve affiliation agreement.

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