H.R. 5377: Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act

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Date of Report

Fri December 13th, 2019

Legislation Details

116th Congress

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the limitation on deduction of State and local taxes, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Thomas Suozzi — D — NY

Increases the tax deduction for state and local taxes in 2019 to $20,000 for persons filing a joint tax return. It eliminates the current $10,000 cap on the deduction in 2020 and 2021. The bill increases the deduction for the expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers from $250 to $500. It also allows a deduction from gross income (above-the-line deduction) for expenses of first responders, up to $500, for tuition or fee...

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