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HR 3081 - Small Business Tax Fairness Act of 2000 - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Virgil Goode, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Placed on Calendar (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (257-169) - (Key vote)

Title: Small Business Tax Fairness Act of 2000

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that cuts taxes for small businesses by $46 billion over five years and increases the minimum wage.

Highlights:
  • Increases the minimum wage from $5.15 to $6.15 per hour beginning April 1, 2001.
  • Exempts certain workers who work overtime, such as "inside sales" employees, computer professionals, and licensed funeral directors and embalmers, from minimum wage.
  • Raises the business meal deduction from 50 percent to 60 percent.
  • Authorizes the Housing and Urban Development Secretary to provide tax incentives to 15 urban and rural "renewal communities".
  • Reduces top rate estate taxes from 55 percent to 50 percent.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Small Business Tax Fairness Act of 2000

Sponsors

  • Rick A. Lazio (NY - ) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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