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      house Committees
      House Committee on Ways and Means
      House Committee on Financial Services
      House Committee on Appropriations
    IntroducedApril 15th, 2010

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Title

Economic Freedom Act of 2010

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the private sector to create robust levels of economic growth.

Summary

Economic Freedom Act of 2010 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) eliminate the tax on the capital gains of individuals and corporations; (2) reduce the maximum corporate income tax rate to 12.5%; (3) allow a permanent and unlimited expensing allowance for depreciable business assets; and (4) reduce payroll tax rates for employers, employees, and self-employed individuals in 2010. Makes permanent the repeal of the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes. Rescinds unobligated balances available in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Repeals provisions of such Act relating to the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program, economic recovery payments, premium assistance for COBRA (health insurance continuation benefits) payments, Medicare and Medicaid health information technology, state fiscal relief, broadband technology, and limits on executive compensation. Amends the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act to repeal the authority for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to sell all stock and warrants acquired by the Secretary under TARP.