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Fiscal Cliff Bill Passes Congress

On New Year’s Day, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 8, the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, to avoid going over the “fiscal cliff.” The final vote was 257-157, passing with 172  Democrats and 85 Republicans. (The bill passed the Senate at 2 am on New Year’s Day by a vote of 89-8.)

The final package included tax policies, a two month delay on thesequestration and a one year fix to the Sustainable Growth Rate.

Below are some documents on the package that passed Congress – including the bill, a Congressional Budget Office score, a summary and more.

American Taxpayer Relief Act Copy

One-Pager on America Tax Relief Act

One-Pager on America Tax Relief Act

Offsets Summaries – American Tax Relief Act

Offsets Summaries - American Tax Relief Act

Extender Summaries – American Tax Relief Act

Extender Summaries - American Tax Relief Act

CBO Detail on SenateHR8-TitleVI

CBO Detail on SenateHR8-TitleVI

Joint Committee on Taxation – Estimated Revenue Effects of HR 8 the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

Joint Committee on Taxation - Estimated Revenue Effects of HR 8 the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

White House Summary on Fiscal Cliff

White House Summary on Fiscal Cliff

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