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H.R.1292: New Illegal Deduction Elimination Act

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about taxation
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Sponsor Steve King, R-Iowa
Total Cosponsors 14 (All Republicans)
Introduced March 20, 2013
Latest Major Action April 15, 2013
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Bill Summary

New IDEA Act or the New Illegal Deduction Elimination Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny a tax deduction for wages and benefits paid to or on behalf of an unauthorized alien. Extends to six years the period for assessing and collecting underpayments of tax due to deductions claimed for wages paid to unauthorized aliens.

Directs the Commissioner of Social Security and the Secretaries of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Treasury to jointly establish a program to share information that may lead to the identification of unauthorized aliens. Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to provide taxpayer identity information to the Commissioner of Social Security and the DHS Secretary on employers who paid nondeductible wages to unauthorized aliens and on the aliens to whom such wages were paid.

Amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to: (1) make permanent the E-Verify Program for verifying the employment eligibilit...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security.
March 20, 2013 Referred to House Education and the Workforce
March 20, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
March 20, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means