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house Bill H.R. 3779

Homebuyer Tax Credit Fairness Act of 2009

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      house Committees
      Committee on Appropriations
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedOctober 8th, 2009

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Homebuyer Tax Credit Fairness Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and expand the homebuyer tax credit.


Homebuyer Tax Credit Fairness Act of 2009 - Amends Internal Revenue Code provisions relating to the first-time homebuyer tax credit to: (1) extend such credit to all purchasers of a principal residence (currently, limited to first-time purchasers); (2) increase the maximum amount of such credit to $15,000; (3) repeal the income-based phaseout of such credit; (4) waive recapture provisions of such credit for members of the uniformed services and the Foreign Service of the United States and for employees of the intelligence community on official extended duty service; and (5) extend such credit through November 30, 2010. Rescinds all unobligated balances of the discretionary appropriations made available by division A of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

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