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Camp: Support Olympians By Making Medals, Awards Tax-Free

August 03, 2012

Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI), issued the following statement regarding the taxation of medals and awards earned by U.S. Olympians.

“These athletes deserve every bit of our support and appreciation for representing the United States on the world stage.  Allowing our Olympians to receive and enjoy their medals and awards without having to worry about whether they can pay the taxes on their accomplishment is just one small way we can show that support.”