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house Bill H.R. 2755

Border Security Tax Relief Act of 2013

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      house Committees
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJuly 19th, 2013

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Border Security Tax Relief Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income the administratively uncontrollable overtime of Border Patrol agents.


Border Security Tax Relief Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) exclude from gross income, for income tax purposes, compensation received by a U.S. Border Patrol agent as administratively uncontrollable overtime pay (premium pay); (2) exempt such overtime pay from withholding of tax requirements; and (3) allow a taxpayer to elect to include such overtime pay as earned income for purposes of the earned income tax credit.

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