Senator Reid Introduces Bill to Cut Taxes and Create Jobs


By Ron Kramer

Late Thursday, December 9, Senator Henry Reid introduced the Senate’s version of President Obama’s tax compromise legislation. The bill is titled Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (H.R. 4853).

On December 9, Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, announced the House would not bring the tax cut bill to a vote since the majority of House Democrats are against it.

The debate on the bill will begin soon in the Senate. Accordingly, we have provided the outline of the bill's contents for your information. We will keep you apprised of its progress and identify some of its specific provisions in future Insights. In the meantime, if you have any specific questions on the legislation and how it may affect you, please call your Schneider Downs representative.

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