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S. 292 - Withholding Tax Relief Act of 2009

Government contractors, Federal contractors, Withholding tax, Taxes - Taxation. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to repeal the imposition of withholding on certain payments made to vendors by government entities. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Withholding Tax Relief Act of 2009

S. 292 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Government contractors, Federal contractors, Withholding tax, Taxes
Summary
A bill to repeal the imposition of withholding on certain payments made to vendors by government entities. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to repeal the imposition of withholding on certain payments made to vendors by government entities.
Other Titles
  • Withholding Tax Relief Act of 2009
Sponsor
Arlen Specter
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Employment taxes
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/21/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/21/2009
1/21/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
1/21/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S721-722)
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$419,025
$169,864
$504,950
$8,859,955
$275,275
$118,920
$404,061
$2,160,501
$1,310,309
$1,170,285
$1,565,532
$400,680
$2,743,481
$844,145
$58,650
$260,875
$404,450
$261,105
$3,924,279
$2,045,270
$509,755
$126,026
$650,391
$323,862
$1,825,183
$140,740
$3,569,236
$6,293,195
$2,671,012
$158,400
$540,955
$6,068,766
$110,846
$199,240
$1,308,380
$5,297,905
$224,949
$2,924,111
$8,248,969
$69,093,533
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48 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Withholding Tax Relief Act of 2009

48 organizations supported this bill

Aeronautical Repair Station Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Aerospace Industries Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Air Conditioning Contractors of America
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Airlines for America
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
American Bankers Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
American Clinical Laboratory Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
American Concrete Pressure Pipe Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
American Farm Bureau Federation
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
American Health Care Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
American Institute of Architects
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
American Logistics Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
American Moving & Storage Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
American Shipbuilding Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
American Society of Civil Engineers
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
American Subcontractors Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
American Supply Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
American Trucking Associations
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Associated Builders & Contractors
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Associated Equipment Distributors
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Associated General Contractors of America
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Construction Contractors Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Distilled Spirits Council of the United States
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Edison Electric Institute
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Engineering & Utility Contractors Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Federation of American Hospitals
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Financial Services Roundtable
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Independent Electrical Contractors
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Mason Contractors Association of America
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Mechanical Contractors Association of America
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
National Association of Manufacturers
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
National Beer Wholesalers Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
National Burglar And Fire Alarm Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
National Defense Industrial Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
National Electrical Contractors Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
National Federation of Independent Business
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
National Precast Concrete Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
National Roofing Contractors Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
National Small Business Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
National Society of Professional Surveyors
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
National Utility Contractors Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Office Furniture Dealers Alliance
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Printing Industries of America
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Professional Services Council
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Textile Rental Services Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
United States Telecom Association
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .
Women Impacting Public Policy
(2009, April 2). Gov Withholding Relief Coalition. Retrieved June 4, 2009, from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$173,353$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$770,642$0
John BarrassoRWY$294,829$0
Max BaucusDMT$1,390,352$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$435,542$0
Mark BegichDAK$170,269$0
Bob BennettRUT$340,993$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$298,351$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$165,804$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,039,996$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$794,714$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$30,250$0
Jim BunningRKY$119,564$0
Richard BurrRNC$1,140,154$0
Roland BurrisDIL$18,550$0
Robert ByrdDWV$254,012$0
Maria CantwellDWA$688,567$0
Ben CardinDMD$703,053$0
Tom CarperDDE$453,093$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,233,955$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,267,592$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$3,648,118$0
Tom CoburnROK$280,843$0
William Thad CochranRMS$276,429$0
Susan CollinsRME$816,157$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$478,168$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,623,416$0
John CornynRTX$1,394,979$0
Mike CrapoRID$464,243$0
Jim DeMintRSC$530,719$0
Chris DoddDCT$591,950$0
Byron DorganDND$342,131$0
Dick DurbinDIL$809,900$0
John EnsignRNV$557,401$0
Mike EnziRWY$224,199$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$308,802$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$487,122$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$699,753$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$640,414$0
Judd GreggRNH$27,850$0
Kay HaganDNC$752,554$0
Tom HarkinDIA$542,956$0
Orrin HatchRUT$595,850$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$541,677$0
Jim InhofeROK$586,454$0
Dan InouyeDHI$545,123$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$939,522$0
Mike JohannsRNE$435,802$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$451,461$0
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$391,112$0
John KerryDMA$555,613$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,186,585$0
Herb KohlDWI$4,200$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,205,870$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$1,069,164$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$436,098$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$168,750$0
Carl LevinDMI$402,662$0
Joe LiebermanICT$1,377,354$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$1,036,747$0
Dick LugarRIN$321,206$0
Mel MartinezRFL$354,000$0
John McCainRAZ$554,107$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,537,388$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,016,039$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,834,198$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$237,306$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$458,017$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$507,394$0
Patty MurrayDWA$1,266,171$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$731,344$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$976,864$0
Mark PryorDAR$507,191$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$382,905$0
Harry ReidDNV$1,487,030$0
Jim RischRID$189,046$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$735,169$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$618,520$0
Ken SalazarDCO$340,581$0
Bernie SandersIVT$49,049$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,315,553$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$638,243$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,059,449$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$790,979$0
Olympia SnoweRME$493,645$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,090,376$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,334,796$0
Jon TesterDMT$311,278$0
John ThuneRSD$798,972$0
Mark UdallDCO$640,789$0
Tom UdallDNM$322,821$0
David VitterRLA$1,045,827$0
George VoinovichROH$376,493$0
Mark WarnerDVA$1,045,631$0
Jim WebbDVA$427,512$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$495,057$0
Roger WickerRMS$912,249$0
Ron WydenDOR$678,555$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$173,353$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$770,642$0
John BarrassoRWY$294,829$0
Max BaucusDMT$1,390,352$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$435,542$0
Mark BegichDAK$170,269$0
Bob BennettRUT$340,993$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$298,351$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$165,804$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$2,039,996$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$794,714$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$30,250$0
Jim BunningRKY$119,564$0
Richard BurrRNC$1,140,154$0
Roland BurrisDIL$18,550$0
Robert ByrdDWV$254,012$0
Maria CantwellDWA$688,567$0
Ben CardinDMD$703,053$0
Tom CarperDDE$453,093$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,233,955$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,267,592$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$3,648,118$0
Tom CoburnROK$280,843$0
William Thad CochranRMS$276,429$0
Susan CollinsRME$816,157$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$478,168$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,623,416$0
John CornynRTX$1,394,979$0
Mike CrapoRID$464,243$0
Jim DeMintRSC$530,719$0
Chris DoddDCT$591,950$0
Byron DorganDND$342,131$0
Dick DurbinDIL$809,900$0
John EnsignRNV$557,401$0
Mike EnziRWY$224,199$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$308,802$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$487,122$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$699,753$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$640,414$0
Judd GreggRNH$27,850$0
Kay HaganDNC$752,554$0
Tom HarkinDIA$542,956$0
Orrin HatchRUT$595,850$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$541,677$0
Jim InhofeROK$586,454$0
Dan InouyeDHI$545,123$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$939,522$0
Mike JohannsRNE$435,802$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$451,461$0
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$391,112$0
John KerryDMA$555,613$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,186,585$0
Herb KohlDWI$4,200$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,205,870$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$1,069,164$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$436,098$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$168,750$0
Carl LevinDMI$402,662$0
Joe LiebermanICT$1,377,354$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$1,036,747$0
Dick LugarRIN$321,206$0
Mel MartinezRFL$354,000$0
John McCainRAZ$554,107$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,537,388$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,016,039$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,834,198$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$237,306$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$458,017$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$507,394$0
Patty MurrayDWA$1,266,171$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$731,344$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$976,864$0
Mark PryorDAR$507,191$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$382,905$0
Harry ReidDNV$1,487,030$0
Jim RischRID$189,046$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$735,169$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$618,520$0
Ken SalazarDCO$340,581$0
Bernie SandersIVT$49,049$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,315,553$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$638,243$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,059,449$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$790,979$0
Olympia SnoweRME$493,645$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,090,376$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,334,796$0
Jon TesterDMT$311,278$0
John ThuneRSD$798,972$0
Mark UdallDCO$640,789$0
Tom UdallDNM$322,821$0
David VitterRLA$1,045,827$0
George VoinovichROH$376,493$0
Mark WarnerDVA$1,045,631$0
Jim WebbDVA$427,512$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$495,057$0
Roger WickerRMS$912,249$0
Ron WydenDOR$678,555$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$8,859,955
Women's issues$8,248,969
Hospitals$6,293,195
Business services$6,068,766
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate$5,297,905
Construction, unclassified$3,924,279
Electric Power utilities$3,569,236
Telephone utilities$2,924,111
Engineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$2,743,481
Public works, industrial & commercial construction$2,671,012
Nursing homes$2,160,501
Liquor wholesalers$2,045,270
Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$1,825,183
Trucking companies & services$1,565,532
Architectural services$1,310,309
Wine & distilled spirits manufacturing$1,308,380
Defense-related services$1,170,285
Special trade contractors$844,145
Electrical contractors$650,391
Commercial printing & typesetting$540,955
Security services$509,755
Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$504,950
Aircraft parts & equipment$419,025
Construction equipment$404,450
Farm organizations & cooperatives$404,061
Ship building & repair$400,680
Small business associations$323,862
Medical laboratories$275,275
Furniture & wood products$261,105
Builders associations$260,875
Chambers of commerce$224,949
Manufacturing$199,240
Air transport$169,864
Furniture & appliance stores$158,400
Surveying$140,740
Defense$126,026
Plumbing & pipe products$118,920
Laundries & dry cleaners$110,846
Trucking$58,650

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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