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Senate Committee on FinanceIntroducedMay 27th, 2010
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Tax Equity for School Teachers Act of 2010
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an above-the-line deduction for certain professional development and other expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers and for certain certification expenses of individuals becoming science, technology, engineering, or math teachers.
Tax Equity for School Teachers Act of 2010 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) reinstate and revise the tax deduction for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers (allowed whether or not the taxpayer itemizes other deductions); (2) make such deduction permanent; and (3) expand such deduction to include expenses for professional development and expenses related to the initial certification of qualified science, technology, engineering, or math teachers.