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senate Bill S. 1484

Catastrophe Savings Accounts Act of 2009

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      Committee on Finance
    IntroducedJuly 21st, 2009

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Catastrophe Savings Accounts Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create Catastrophe Savings Accounts.


Catastrophe Savings Accounts Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to create tax-exempt catastrophe savings accounts (CSAs). Allows tax-free distributions from CSAs to pay expenses resulting from a presidentially declared major disaster. Limits CSA balances to: (1) $2,000 (for individuals with homeowner insurance deductibles of not more than $1,000); and (2) the lesser of $15,000 or twice a homeowner's insurance deductible (for individuals with deductibles of more than $1,000).

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