S. 3521 - Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012

Taxation. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
Sponsor:
Summary:
An original bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012

S. 3521 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
An original bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions. (by CRS)
Learn More
At OpenCongress
Title
An original bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions.
Other Titles
  • Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012
  • Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012
Sponsor
Max Baucus
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Taxation
    • Agricultural conservation and pollution
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Alternative and renewable resources
    • American Samoa
    • Business investment and capital
    • Capital gains tax
    • Caribbean area
    • Coal
    • Computers and information technology
    • Correctional facilities and imprisonment
    • Economic development
    • Educational facilities and institutions
    • Electric power generation and transmission
    • Elementary and secondary education
    • Employee benefits and pensions
    • Employee hiring
    • Energy efficiency and conservation
    • Financial services and investments
    • First responders and emergency personnel
    • Food assistance and relief
    • Food industry and services
    • Foreign and international corporations
    • Housing finance and home ownership
    • Hybrid, electric, and advanced technology vehicles
    • Income tax credits
    • Income tax deductions
    • Income tax exclusion
    • Income tax rates
    • Indian lands and resources rights
    • Indian social and development programs
    • Interest, dividends, interest rates
    • Land use and conservation
    • Low- and moderate-income housing
    • Military personnel and dependents
    • Mining
    • Minority employment
    • Motor fuels
    • Motor vehicles
    • New York City
    • Outdoor recreation
    • Public transit
    • Public utilities and utility rates
    • Puerto Rico
    • Railroads
    • Real estate business
    • Research and development
    • Residential rehabilitation and home repair
    • Retail and wholesale trades
    • Sales and excise taxes
    • Securities
    • Small business
    • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
    • Sports and recreation facilities
    • State and local taxation
    • Student aid and college costs
    • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
    • Tax reform and tax simplification
    • Tax-exempt organizations
    • Taxation of foreign income
    • Teaching, teachers, curricula
    • Television and film
    • Transportation costs
    • Virgin Islands
    • Wages and earnings
    • Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
    • Worker safety and health
    Related Bills
      Major Actions
      Introduced8/28/2012
      Referred to Committee
      Bill History

      There have been no votes on this bill.

      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced8/28/2012
      8/28/2012Committee on Finance. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Baucus under authority of the order of the Senate of 08/02/2012. With written report No. 112-208. Minority views filed.
      Put on a legislative calendar8/28/2012Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 499.
      9/10/2012Star Print ordered on written report No. 112-208.
      9/12/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
      9/13/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
      9/19/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
      9/19/2012Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
      ContributorInterest groupAmountDatesort iconSenate memberPartyState
      Ursitti, Andrew MrAlternate energy production & services$2009/5/12Scott BrownRMA
      American Federation of Govt EmployeesFederal employees unions$309/6/12Thomas HarkinDIA
      Gaynor, PaulAlternate energy production & services$2,5009/6/12Scott BrownRMA
      Gaynor, PaulAlternate energy production & services$2,5009/6/12Scott BrownRMA
      Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/11/12Daniel CoatsRIN
      Small Business Council of AmericaSmall business associations$1,5009/11/12Benjamin CardinDMD
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/12/12Charles SchumerDNY
      Invenergy LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/12/12Jon TesterDMT
      National Weather Service Employees OrgFederal employees unions$1,0009/12/12Barbara MikulskiDMD
      Golden Grain EnergyAlternate energy production & services$2509/17/12Amy KlobucharDMN
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$3,0009/17/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,5009/17/12Bill NelsonDFL
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,0009/17/12Amy KlobucharDMN
      Sunrun IncAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/17/12Bill NelsonDFL
      Sunrun IncAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/17/12Debbie StabenowDMI
      Growth EnergyAlternate energy production & services$2,5009/18/12Debbie StabenowDMI
      Growth EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/18/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      Growth EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/18/12Harry ReidDNV
      Growth EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/18/12Jon TesterDMT
      Growth EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/18/12Robert CaseyDPA
      Growth EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/18/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$2,5009/19/12Bill NelsonDFL
      National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$5,0009/19/12Benjamin CardinDMD
      National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$5,0009/19/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$3,0009/19/12Jon TesterDMT
      National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$2,5009/19/12Bill NelsonDFL
      National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$2,0009/19/12Robert MenéndezDNJ
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$4,0009/20/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/20/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/20/12Dean HellerRNV
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$4,5009/25/12Jon TesterDMT
      Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$2,0009/25/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$2,5009/26/12Scott BrownRMA
      Krauss, JoshuaAlternate energy production & services$2509/26/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      Leahey, Jeffrey aAlternate energy production & services$3509/26/12Jon TesterDMT
      Leahey, Jeffrey aAlternate energy production & services$2509/26/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,0009/26/12Debbie StabenowDMI
      National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$3,0009/28/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      Wymer, Natalie DAlternate energy production & services$2509/30/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$3,50010/2/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$2,50010/2/12Bill NelsonDFL
      American Wind Energy AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/2/12Bernard SandersIVT
      Edf Renewable EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/3/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      Invenergy LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,50010/3/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      Invenergy LlcAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/3/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,00010/3/12Joe ManchinDWV
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$1,00010/3/12Orrin HatchRUT
      Smeloff, Edward a JrAlternate energy production & services$50010/3/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      Smeloff, Edward a JrAlternate energy production & services$50010/3/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      Sunrun IncAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/4/12Robert MenéndezDNJ
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$1,00010/5/12Bernard SandersIVT
      Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$3,00010/5/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      Delk, HowardPublic official (elected or appointed)$50010/8/12Scott BrownRMA
      First SolarAlternate energy production & services$-2,00010/9/12Max BaucusDMT
      Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$2,00010/9/12Debbie StabenowDMI
      Poet LlcAlternate energy production & services$2,00010/9/12Robert CaseyDPA
      Edf Renewable EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/10/12Benjamin CardinDMD
      Edf Renewable EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/10/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      Edf Renewable EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/10/12Dianne FeinsteinDCA
      Edf Renewable EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/10/12Jerry MoranRKS
      Edf Renewable EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/10/12Orrin HatchRUT
      Edf Renewable EnergyAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/10/12Pat RobertsRKS
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/12/12Benjamin CardinDMD
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$5,00010/17/12Robert CaseyDPA
      National Fedn of Independent BusinessSmall business associations$2,50010/19/12Bob CorkerRTN
      National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$2,50010/22/12Joe ManchinDWV
      National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$2,00010/22/12Amy KlobucharDMN
      Growth EnergyAlternate energy production & services$3,00010/25/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      Federal Managers AssnFederal employees unions$50010/26/12Charles SchumerDNY
      Federal Managers AssnFederal employees unions$50010/26/12Claire McCaskillDMO
      Federal Managers AssnFederal employees unions$50010/26/12Scott BrownRMA
      Federal Managers AssnFederal employees unions$50010/26/12Thomas CarperDDE
      National Active & Retired Federal Employees AssnFederal employees unions$2,50010/26/12Robert CaseyDPA
      Smith, William B MrPublic official (elected or appointed)$50010/30/12Patrick ToomeyRPA
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$2,00010/31/12Thomas CarperDDE
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$1,00010/31/12Bill NelsonDFL
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$1,00010/31/12Bill NelsonDFL
      National Treasury Employees UnionFederal employees unions$-1,00010/31/12Bill NelsonDFL
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$4,00010/31/12Max BaucusDMT
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Dianne FeinsteinDCA
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Kirsten GillibrandDNY
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Maria CantwellDWA
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Max BaucusDMT
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Orrin HatchRUT
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Robert CaseyDPA
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Robert MenéndezDNJ
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Sheldon WhitehouseDRI
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Sherrod BrownDOH
      Solar Energy Industries AssnAlternate energy production & services$1,00010/31/12Thomas CarperDDE
      4 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012

      4 organizations supported this bill

      Algal Biomass Organization
      Lane, Jim (2012, August 7). Algae Biomass Organization tips hat to Senate Finance committee, for algae parity measures. Biofuels Digest. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from http://www.biofuelsdigest.com/bdigest/2012/08/07/algae-biomass-organization-tips-hat-to-senate-finance-committee-for-algae-parity-measures/.
      National Council of State Housing Agencies
      National Council of State Housing Agencies (2012, August 6). Senate Finance Committee Extends Fixed 9 Percent Housing Credit Rate. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from National Council of State Housing Agencies .
      National Federation of Independent Business
      Chapman, Kevan (2012, August 2). NFIB Statement on Senate Action on Small-Business Tax Extenders. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from National Federation of Independent Business.
      National Treasury Employees Union
      Laing, Keith (2012, August 2). Union Applauds Senate Committee Approval of Commuter Tax Benefit. The Hill. Retrieved August 31, 2012, from http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/public-transit/241961-union-applauds-senate-committee-approval-of-public-transit-tax-benefit.

      0 organizations opposed this bill

      Need proof?

      View citations of support and opposition

      Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, September 1, 2012 – October 31, 2012.
      Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

      Contributions by Legislator

      Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
      John BarrassoRWY$0$0
      Max BaucusDMT$3,000$0
      Mark BegichDAK$0$0
      Michael BennetDCO$0$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
      Roy BluntRMO$0$0
      John BoozmanRAR$0$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
      Scott BrownRMA$8,700$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$17,500$0
      Richard BurrRNC$0$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$0
      Ben CardinDMD$8,500$0
      Tom CarperDDE$3,500$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$11,500$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$1,000$0
      Tom CoburnROK$0$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
      Susan CollinsRME$0$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
      Chris CoonsDDE$0$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$2,500$0
      John CornynRTX$0$0
      Mike CrapoRID$0$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
      Mike EnziRWY$0$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$2,000$0
      Alan FrankenDMN$0$0
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,000$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
      Kay HaganDNC$0$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$30$0
      Orrin HatchRUT$3,000$0
      Dean HellerRNV$1,000$0
      John HoevenRND$0$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
      Jim InhofeROK$0$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
      John KerryDMA$0$0
      Mark KirkRIL$0$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$4,250$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0
      Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
      Mike LeeRUT$0$0
      Carl LevinDMI$0$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
      Dick LugarRIN$0$0
      Joe ManchinDWV$4,500$0
      John McCainRAZ$0$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$19,750$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$4,000$0
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$1,000$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$1,000$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$12,000$0
      Rand PaulRKY$0$0
      Rob PortmanROH$0$0
      Mark PryorDAR$0$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
      Harry ReidDNV$1,000$0
      Jim RischRID$0$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
      Marco RubioRFL$0$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$2,000$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$1,500$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
      Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
      Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$6,500$0
      Jon TesterDMT$9,850$0
      John ThuneRSD$0$0
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$500$0
      Mark UdallDCO$0$0
      Tom UdallDNM$0$0
      David VitterRLA$0$0
      Mark WarnerDVA$0$0
      Jim WebbDVA$0$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$0
      Roger WickerRMS$0$0
      Ron WydenDOR$0$0

      Add Data Filters:

      Legislator Filters
      Legislator Filters
      Show All
      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
      John BarrassoRWY$0$0
      Max BaucusDMT$3,000$0
      Mark BegichDAK$0$0
      Michael BennetDCO$0$0
      Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
      Roy BluntRMO$0$0
      John BoozmanRAR$0$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
      Scott BrownRMA$8,700$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$17,500$0
      Richard BurrRNC$0$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$0
      Ben CardinDMD$8,500$0
      Tom CarperDDE$3,500$0
      Bob CaseyDPA$11,500$0
      Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$1,000$0
      Tom CoburnROK$0$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
      Susan CollinsRME$0$0
      Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
      Chris CoonsDDE$0$0
      Bob CorkerRTN$2,500$0
      John CornynRTX$0$0
      Mike CrapoRID$0$0
      Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
      Mike EnziRWY$0$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$2,000$0
      Alan FrankenDMN$0$0
      Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,000$0
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
      Kay HaganDNC$0$0
      Tom HarkinDIA$30$0
      Orrin HatchRUT$3,000$0
      Dean HellerRNV$1,000$0
      John HoevenRND$0$0
      Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
      Jim InhofeROK$0$0
      Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
      Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
      Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
      John KerryDMA$0$0
      Mark KirkRIL$0$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$4,250$0
      Herb KohlDWI$0$0
      Jon KylRAZ$0$0
      Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0
      Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0
      Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
      Mike LeeRUT$0$0
      Carl LevinDMI$0$0
      Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
      Dick LugarRIN$0$0
      Joe ManchinDWV$4,500$0
      John McCainRAZ$0$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$19,750$0
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$4,000$0
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
      Barbara MikulskiDMD$1,000$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$1,000$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
      Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$12,000$0
      Rand PaulRKY$0$0
      Rob PortmanROH$0$0
      Mark PryorDAR$0$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
      Harry ReidDNV$1,000$0
      Jim RischRID$0$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
      John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
      Marco RubioRFL$0$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$2,000$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$1,500$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
      Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
      Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$6,500$0
      Jon TesterDMT$9,850$0
      John ThuneRSD$0$0
      Patrick ToomeyRPA$500$0
      Mark UdallDCO$0$0
      Tom UdallDNM$0$0
      David VitterRLA$0$0
      Mark WarnerDVA$0$0
      Jim WebbDVA$0$0
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$0
      Roger WickerRMS$0$0
      Ron WydenDOR$0$0

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Alternate energy production & services$79,050
      Federal employees unions$47,030
      Small business associations$7,000
      Public official (elected or appointed)$1,000

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Loading…
      Date Range of Contributions
      Enter a custom date range