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S.8: End Wasteful Tax Loopholes Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about taxation
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Sponsor Harry Reid, D-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 14 (13 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Introduced Jan. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 22, 2013
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Bill Summary

End Wasteful Tax Loopholes Act - Expresses the sense of the Senate that Congress should enact legislation to: (1) eliminate wasteful tax loopholes; (2) eliminate corporate tax loopholes and wasteful tax breaks for special interests; (3) enhance tax fairness by reforming or eliminating tax breaks that provide excessive benefits to millionaires and billionaires; (4) crack down on tax cheaters and close the tax gap; (5) use the revenue saved by curtailing tax loopholes to reduce the deficit and reform the federal tax code; (6) address provisions in the tax code that make it more profitable for companies to create jobs overseas than in the United States; and (7) reform the tax code in a manner that promotes job creation, competitiveness, and economic growth.


(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (text of measure as introduced: CR S47)