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W&M Announces Markup of Tax, Trade Enforcement Legislation

September 12, 2016

What: Full Committee on Ways and Means Markup

Where: 1100 Longworth House Office Building

When: Wednesday, September 14, at 3:00 PM ET

Live stream available HERE.

The Committee will consider the following:

Emergency Citrus Disease Response Act (H.R. 3957)
Sponsored by Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL)
Addresses the tax treatment of costs associated with replanting citrus crops that have been decimated by a crippling bacterial disease

United States Appreciation for Olympians and Paralympians Act (H.R. 5946)
Sponsored by Rep. Bob Dold (R-IL)
Addresses tax treatment of medals or other prizes awarded to Team USA athletes during the Olympic and Paralympic Games

Empowering Employees through Stock Ownership Act (H.R. 5719)
Sponsored by Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN)
Promotes employee ownership at startup companies by addressing the tax treatment of restricted stock issued to employees

Prevent Trafficking in Cultural Property Act (H.R. 2285)
Sponsored by Rep. Bill Keating (D-MA)
Improves enforcement against trafficking in cultural property to prevent stolen or illicit cultural property from financing terrorist and criminal networks

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the credit for production from advanced nuclear power facilities (H.R. 5879)
Sponsored by Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC)
Addresses the effective operation of the Nuclear Production Tax Credit

Helping Ensure Accountability, Leadership, and Transparency in Tribal Healthcare (HEALTTH) Act (H.R. 5406)
Sponsored by Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD)
Addresses the tax treatment of the Indian Health Service student loan repayment program

Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act (H.R. 5204)
Sponsored by Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL)
Addresses the tax treatment of student loans that are forgiven due to death or disability

Water and Agriculture Tax Reform Act of 2015 (H.R. 4220)
Sponsored by Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO)
Addresses the tax qualification of mutual irrigation and ditch companies organized to help promote access to water