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S 3412 - Middle Class Tax Cut Act - Key Vote

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Tom Udall voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (51-48) - (Key vote)

Title: Middle Class Tax Cut Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that extends tax cuts established in 2001, 2003, and 2010 until the end of 2013, and increases income taxes for certain high-income individuals, effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2012.

Highlights:
  • Increases the income tax rate for taxpayers earning more than $250,000 per year from 35 percent to 39.6 percent (Sec. 101).
  • Extends the tax cuts established by the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 from December 31, 2012 to December 31, 2013 (Sec. 101).
  • Extends the tax cuts established by the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003 from December 31, 2012 to December 31, 2013 (Sec. 102).
  • Extends the American Opportunity Tax Credit, the Child Tax Credit, and the Earned Income Tax Credit through 2013 (Sec. 103).
  • Increases the alternative minimum tax exemption amount as follows (Sec. 201):
    • From $74,450 to $78,750 for married taxpayers filing jointly and surviving spouses; and
    • From $48,450 to $50,600 for single taxpayers and taxpayers who are married but filing separately.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Middle Class Tax Cut Act

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