Ways & Means to Hold Markup of Marchant Legislation, IRS Reform Bills

The House Committee on Ways and Means will meet this week to mark up eight pieces of legislation, including a bill by U.S. Congressman Kenny Marchant (TX-24) that would prohibit IRS officers and employees from using personal email accounts for official business.

The markup is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 1:30 PM in room 1334 of the Longworth House Office Building. The legislation under consideration is as follows:

  • H.R. 1058, “Taxpayer Bill of Rights Act of 2015” – Sponsored by Congressman Peter Roskam
  • H.R. 1152, “To prohibit officers and employees of the Internal Revenue Service from using personal email accounts to conduct official business” – Sponsored by Congressman Kenny Marchant
  • H.R. 1026, “Taxpayer Knowledge of IRS Investigations Act” – Sponsored by Congressman Mike Kelly
  • H.R. 1314, “To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a right to an administrative appeal relating to adverse determinations of tax-exempt status of certain organizations” – Sponsored by Congressman Patrick Meehan
  • H.R. 1295, “To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve the process for making determinations with respect to whether organizations are exempt from taxation under section 501(c)(4) of such Code” – Sponsored by Congressman George Holding
  • H.R. 709, “Prevent Targeting at the IRS Act” – Sponsored by Congressman Jim Renacci
  • H.R. 1104, “Fair Treatment for All Donations” – Sponsored by Congressman Peter Roskam
  • H.R. 1105, “Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015” – Sponsored by Congressman Kevin Brady

More information on Marchant’s bill can be found here. To view the markup announcement on the Ways and Means Committee website, please click here.

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