H.R.7640: Local Journalism Sustainability Act

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78 (58 Democrats, 20 Republicans)

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Local Journalism Sustainability Act This bill allows individual and business taxpayers certain tax credits for the support of local newspapers and media. Specifically, individual taxpayers may claim an income tax credit up to $250 for a local newspaper subscription. The bill also allows local newspaper employers a payroll tax credit for wages paid to an employee for service as a journalist and certain small businesses a tax credit for local...

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July 16, 2020
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
July 16, 2020

Introduced in the House by Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Ariz.)

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