Capital Hill Watch
Death Tax Repeal
Permanency Act of 2003 (H.R.
Wednesday, June 18, 2003, the House of Representatives is expected to
vote on the Death Tax Repeal Permanency
Act of 2003 (H.R. 8) (Full
text of legislation )
measure repeals the sunset provision in the Economic Growth and Tax
Relief Reconciliation Act (EGTRRA), making permanent the repeal of the
estate tax once it is effective in 2010. The estate tax is phased
out and completely repealed effective in 2010 by the EGTRRA.
However, under the law, this repeal sunsets and the tax will
be re-imposed in 2011, with a maximum rate of 55 percent and a unified
credit exemption of only $1 million.
Can You Do?
your representative to SUPPORT the Death
Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2003 (H.R.
Hill Switchboard Numbers: 202-225-3121 or 202-224-3121 (Those numbers
will direct you to the Capitol Hill operator. Ask for your representative's
go to your representative's website, find his E-mail or to find out
who your representatives are... http://www.house.gov/house/MemberWWW.html
electronically mail your U.S. House of Representative, go to http://www.house.gov/htbin/wrep_findrep.
Honorable (full name)
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515
Representative (last name):
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