Senate Bill 205
115th Congress(2017-2018)
Death Tax Repeal Act of 2017
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jan 24, 2017
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Jan 24, 2017
Latest Action
Jan 24, 2017
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
205
Congress
115
Policy Area
Taxation
Taxation
Primary focus of measure is all aspects of income, excise, property, inheritance, and employment taxes; tax administration and collection. Measures concerning state and local finance may fall under Economics and Public Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
South Dakota
Mississippi
Arizona
Arkansas
Arkansas
Colorado
Indiana
Louisiana
Mississippi
Mississippi
Missouri
Nebraska
North Carolina
North Dakota
Oklahoma
South Carolina
South Dakota
Wisconsin
Wyoming
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Death Tax Repeal Act of 2017

This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) repeal the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes, and (2) make permanent the maximum 35% gift tax rate and the lifetime gift tax exemption. The bill also provides for an inflation adjustment to such exemption amount.

Text (1)
January 24, 2017
Actions (2)
01/24/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
01/24/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jan 25, 2017 4:45:58 AM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:21:58 PM