H.R.5225: Telephone Tax Relief for Seniors Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about taxation
  • Introduced Oct. 6, 2004
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 8, 2004

Bill Summary

Telephone Tax Relief for Seniors Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt certified low-income senior citizens from communications excise taxes. Prohibits telecommunications carriers from requiring the payment of universal service fees, subscriber line charges, or local number portability charges by such senior citizens who subscribe to telephone services.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Ways and Means
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Referred to the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman.
Oct. 6, 2004

Introduced in the House by Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)

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