Vote Cancelled on House Bill That Could Lead to Taxable School Bonds
- At issue: House rules. McGinnis, John O.; Rappaport, Michael B. // ABA Journal;Mar1997, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p78
Presents arguments for and against the amending of House Rule XXI of the US House to require a three-fifths majority vote to pass any increase in income tax rates. Details of the amendment; Discussion on the constitutionality of the amendment; List of federal income tax rate increases and the...
- House tax rule passes first court test. // CPA Journal;Nov95, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p10
Focuses on the US House of Representatives's rule on income tax rate increase. Challenging the rule in a district court; Separation of powers as a constitutional principle.
- The Income Tax. // America;7/17/1909, Vol. 1 Issue 14, p366
The article reports that members of the U.S. House voted on a joint resolution passed by the U.S. Congress which empowers the legislature by a constitutional amendment to impose a tax on incomes. All Democrats voted in favor of the proposition, while fourteen Republicans voted against it. The...
- Congress Day by Day. // Congressional Digest;Mar1924, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p189
This article presents a daily records of proceedings on the floor of the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House during February 14, 1924-March 12, 1924. On February 15, the Senate met in executive session and the House resumed consideration in Committee of the Whole of the tax reduction bill. On...
- Representative Carlson Introduces A Pay-As-You-Go Income Tax Bill. // Congressional Digest;Feb43, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p43
Details the pay-as-you-go income tax bill introduced by U.S. House Representative Frank Carlson. Technical provisions of the bill; Enabling individual taxpayers to get their tax payment in 1943 on a current basis; Sections and subsections of the bill; Illustrative examples.
- Before Acting on a Tax Bill Congress Goes Home to Talk to the People. // Congressional Digest;May43, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p129
Discusses the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means' introduction of a tax bill in April 1943. Promotion of the bill by committee chairman Robert L. Doughton; Withholding levy on wages and salaries; Payment of 1942 individual tax obligations on the basis of the lower rates and the higher...
- (HEALTH REFORM) Upper Class Tax Surcharge Could Pay for Reform Package. // Children & Youth Funding Report;7/24/2009, p16
The article reports that the U.S. Democrats have proposed a new funding scheme that would impose a graduated surcharge on high-income taxpayers. Experts state that incomes have grown disproportionately for some households while their tax burden has fallen substantially. It is stated that if the...
- IS A SALES TAX A SOUND METHOD FOR RAISING GOVERNMENT REVENUES? CON. LaGuardia, Fiorello H. // Congressional Digest;Nov38, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p281
Focuses on the arguments of the New York City mayor on the defeat of the sales tax in the U.S. House. Substitution of the sales tax for the income tax; Estimate of the expected revenue from the sales tax; Need for a new revenue bill.
- 1969 tax report offers a N.H. history lesson. Cook, Brad // New Hampshire Business Review;5/31/2002, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p14A
Focuses on the tax structure of New Hampshire. Details on the 1969 tax report of the state entitled 'A Fair Share Tax System for New Hampshire'; Discussion on property taxes; Information on bills reviewed by the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee, including income tax bills and a bill calling...