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house Bill H.R. 3136

Graduate Student Savings Act of 2017

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Graduate Student Savings Act of 2017

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit fellowship and stipend compensation to be saved in an individual retirement account.


Graduate Student Savings Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow funds paid to an individual to aid in the pursuit of graduate or postdoctoral study or research to be saved in an Individual Retirement Account (IRA). The bill permits the funds to be considered compensation for purposes of current law provisions that limit annual deductible IRA contributions to the lesser of: (1) the deductible amount permitted under current law, or (2) the compensation includible in the individual's gross income for the year.

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      house Committees
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJune 29th, 2017

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