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house Bill H.R. 214

Tar Sands Tax Loophole Elimination Act

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Title

Tar Sands Tax Loophole Elimination Act

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that tar sands are crude oil for purposes of the Federal excise tax on petroleum.

Summary

Tar Sands Tax Loophole Elimination Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the definition of "crude oil" for purposes of the excise tax on petroleum and petroleum products to include any bitumen or bituminous mixture, any oil derived from a bitumen or bituminous mixture (tar sands), and any oil derived from kerogen-bearing sources (oil shale).

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      house Committees
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJanuary 8th, 2015

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