Federal - HR 4722

A bill to prevent abuse in the refundable child tax credit by requiring a social security number (official title to be confirmed).

Introduced

March 10, 2016

Description

A bill to prevent abuse in the refundable child tax credit by requiring a social security number (official title to be confirmed).

Our Position

Oppose

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 2

Latest Actions See More/Less

  • March 23, 2016 — Reported to the House amended by the House Ways and Means Committee and placed on the Union Calendar. H Rept 114-476Congressional Record p. H1581

  • March 16, 2016 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Ways and Means Committee.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Social Security Number on Refund Claim — Substitute Amendment
      K. Brady, R-Texas —

    Would provide that the short title of the bill shall be the Refundable Child Tax Credit Eligibility Verification Reform Act of 2016.

    Would provide that the short title of the bill shall be the Refundable Child Tax Credit Eligibility Verification Reform Act of 2016.

    Adopted by voice vote.

    March 16, 2016 — Committee Vote: Social Security Number on Refund Claim — Vote to Report

    Adds a requirement for a taxpayer to report a Social Security number (SSN), or in the case of a joint return the SSN of at least one spouse, on the tax return in order to claim the additional, or refundable, child tax credit (ACTC), which provides a maximum benefit of $1,000 for each qualifying child under age 17. Ends the use of the individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN) to claim the refundable child tax credit. Takes effect for taxable years after Dec. 31, 2015.

    Adds a requirement for a taxpayer to report a Social Security number (SSN), or in the case of a joint return the SSN of at least one spouse, on the tax return in order to claim the additional, or refundable, child tax credit (ACTC), which provides a maximum benefit of $1,000 for each qualifying child under age 17. Ends the use of the individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN) to claim the refundable child tax credit. Takes effect for taxable years after Dec. 31, 2015.

    Ordered reported favorably to the full House 21-15.
  • March 14, 2016 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Buchanan, (R-Fla.)Renacci, (R-Ohio)
  • March 10, 2016 — Read twice and referred to: House Ways and Means.Congressional Record p. H1301

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