Paul L. Caron

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Tax Differences in House, Senate Stimulus Bills

The House yesterday approved the $819 billion economic stimulus plan 244-188, with not a single Republican voting in favor of the bill (11 Democrats voted for the bill).  Among the differences to be reconciled in the tax provisions in the House ($304 billion; summary; bill) and Senate ($342 billion; summary) bills are:

  • Business:
    • Bonus Depreciation
    • Broadband Incentives
    • Contractor Withholding
    • Debt Restructuring
    • Net Operating Losses
  • Energy:
    • Energy Manufacturing Credit
    • Renewable Energy Investment
  • Individuals:
    • AMT
    • Child Tax Credit
    • College Education Credit
    • First-time Homebuyer Credit
    • Taxing Jobless Benefits

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