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      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJuly 15th, 2009

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Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend and expand the charitable deduction for contributions of food inventory.


Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) make permanent the tax deduction for charitable contributions of food inventory by certain noncorporate taxpayers; (2) set forth rules for determining the basis and fair market value of contributed food; and (3) limit the reduction of such deduction in 2009 and 2010 to the amount by which the fair market value of the contributed food exceeds twice the basis of such food.

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