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H 81 - Income Tax Credit for Food - Key Vote

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (48-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Income Tax Credit for Food

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the income tax credit to offset taxes on food sales.

Highlights:
- Raises the income tax credit from $20 to $40 for each personal exemption and from $35 to $60 per exemption for people over the age of sixty-five (Sec. 1). - Does not apply to individuals who receive the maximum food stamp benefit for the entire year or who were incarcerated for the majority of the year. Does not apply to undocumented immigrants (Sec. 1). - Allows taxpayers to donate the tax credit to the Cooperative Welfare Fund to provide low-income families with assistance in paying home energy costs (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Income Tax Credit for Food

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (63-6) - (Key vote)

Title: Income Tax Credit for Food

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the income tax credit to offset taxes on food sales.

Highlights:
- Raises the income tax credit from $20 to $40 for each personal exemption and from $35 to $60 per exemption for people over the age of sixty-five [sec. 1]. - Does not apply to individuals who receive the maximum food stamp benefit for the entire year or who were incarcerated for the majority of the year. Does not apply to undocumented immigrants [sec. 1]. - Allows taxpayers to donate the tax credit to the Cooperative Welfare Fund to provide low-income families with assistance in paying home energy costs [sec. 1].
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (34-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (62-7) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Income Tax Credit for Food

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