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{{tnr}}The '''United States Congress Joint Committee on Taxation''' is a standing committee of the [[U.S. Congress]].  
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{{Congcommitteesvnt}}{{tnr}}The '''United States Congress Joint Committee on Taxation''' is a joint committee of the [[U.S. Congress]]. It was created in 1926.<ref>[http://www.jct.gov/about-us/overview.html ''The Joint Committee on Taxation, Congress of the United States'' "Overview"]</ref>
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==Leadership==
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The committee chair in the [[112th United States Congress|112th Congress]] is [[Dave Camp]] ([[Republican|R]]).
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==Membership==
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===2013-2014 (113th Congress)===
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{{Committee members
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|Collapse=No
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|Committee1=Joint Committee on Taxation
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|year=2013-2014
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|Chamber=US Senate and House
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|Rep1=Orrin G. Hatch
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|gopstate1=Utah
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|Rep2=Chuck Grassley
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|gopstate2=Iowa
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|Rep3=Dave Camp
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|gopstate3=Michigan
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|Rep4=Sam Johnson
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|gopstate4=Texas
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|Rep5=Kevin Brady
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|gopstate5=Texas
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|Dem1=Max Baucus
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|demstate1=Montana
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|Dem2=Jay Rockefeller
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|demstate2=West Virginia
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|Dem3=Ron Wyden
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|demstate3=Oregon
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|Dem4=Sandy Levin
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|demstate4=Michigan
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|Dem5=Charles Rangel
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|demstate5=New York
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}}
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===2011-2012 (112th Congress)===
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{{Committee members
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|Collapse=Yes
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|Committee1=Joint Committee on Taxation
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|year=2011-2012
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|Chamber=US House and US Senate
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|D count=5
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|R count=5
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|Rep1=Dave Camp {{!}} Dave Camp - House
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|gopstate1=Michigan
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|gopleader1=Chair
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|Rep2=Wally Herger {{!}} Wally Herger - House
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|gopstate2=California
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|Rep3=Sam Johnson {{!}} Sam Johnson - House
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|gopstate3=Texas
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|Rep4=Orrin Hatch {{!}} Orrin Hatch - Senate
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|gopstate4=Utah
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|Rep5=Chuck Grassley {{!}} Chuck Grassley - Senate
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|gopstate5=Iowa
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|Dem1=Max Baucus {{!}} Max Baucus - Senate
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|demstate1=Montana
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|demleader1=Vice chair
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|Dem2=John D. Rockefeller IV {{!}} John D. Rockefeller IV - Senate
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|demstate2=West Virginia
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|Dem3=Kent Conrad {{!}} Kent Conrad - Senate
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|demstate3=North Dakota
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|Dem4=Sander Levin {{!}} Sander Levin - House
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|demstate4=Michigan
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|Dem5=Charles Rangel {{!}} Charles Rangel - House
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|demstate5=New York
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}}
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==Jurisdiction==
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According to the official [[U.S. Congress|Congress]] website, the jurisdiction of the Joint Committee on Taxation includes the following:
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#Investigate the operation and effects of internal revenue taxes and the administration of such taxes.
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#Investigate measures and methods for the simplification of such taxes.
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#Make reports to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance (or to the House and the Senate) on the results of such investigations and studies and to make recommendations.
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#Review any proposed refund or credit of income or estate and gift taxes or certain other taxes set forth in Code section 6405 in excess of $2,000,000.
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#Obtain and inspect tax returns and return information (as specified in sec. 6103(f)).
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#Hold hearings, require attendance of witnesses and production of books, administer oaths, and take testimony.
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#Procure printing and binding.
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#Make necessary expenditures. In addition, section 8023 authorizes the Joint Committee (or the Chief of Staff), upon approval of the Chairman or Vice-Chairman, to secure tax returns, tax return information or data directly from the IRS or any other executive agency for the purpose of making investigations, reports, and studies relating to internal revenue tax matters, including investigations of the IRS's administration of the tax laws.
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#Provide revenue estimates for all tax legislation considered by either the House or the Senate.
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==Contact==
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<br>1625 Longworth House Office Building
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<br>Washington, D.C. 20515
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<br>Telephone: (202) 225‑3621
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==See also==
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*[[U.S. Congress]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.senate.gov/pagelayout/committees/d_three_sections_with_teasers/committees_home.htm U.S. Congress Committees]
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*[http://www.jct.gov/ Official Committee Page]
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*[http://www.congressmerge.com/onlinedb/cgi-bin/newcommittee.cgi?site=congressmerge&lang=&commcode=joint_taxation Committee profile on ''Congress Merge'']
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*[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/committees/JSTX Committee profile on ''Govtrack'']
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*[http://www.legistorm.com/office/Joint_Committee_on_Taxation/110.html Committee profile on ''Legistorm'']
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==References==
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{{reflist}}
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{{Congress committees}}
 
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Background
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The United States Congress Joint Committee on Taxation is a joint committee of the U.S. Congress. It was created in 1926.[1]

Leadership

The committee chair in the 112th Congress is Dave Camp (R).

Membership

2013-2014 (113th Congress)

Joint Committee on Taxation Members, 2013-2014
Democratic members (5)Republican members (5)
Max Baucus (Montana) Orrin G. Hatch (Utah)
Jay Rockefeller (West Virginia) Chuck Grassley (Iowa)
Ron Wyden (Oregon) Dave Camp (Michigan)
Sandy Levin (Michigan) Sam Johnson (Texas)
Charles Rangel (New York) Kevin Brady (Texas)

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Jurisdiction

According to the official Congress website, the jurisdiction of the Joint Committee on Taxation includes the following:

  1. Investigate the operation and effects of internal revenue taxes and the administration of such taxes.
  2. Investigate measures and methods for the simplification of such taxes.
  3. Make reports to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance (or to the House and the Senate) on the results of such investigations and studies and to make recommendations.
  4. Review any proposed refund or credit of income or estate and gift taxes or certain other taxes set forth in Code section 6405 in excess of $2,000,000.
  5. Obtain and inspect tax returns and return information (as specified in sec. 6103(f)).
  6. Hold hearings, require attendance of witnesses and production of books, administer oaths, and take testimony.
  7. Procure printing and binding.
  8. Make necessary expenditures. In addition, section 8023 authorizes the Joint Committee (or the Chief of Staff), upon approval of the Chairman or Vice-Chairman, to secure tax returns, tax return information or data directly from the IRS or any other executive agency for the purpose of making investigations, reports, and studies relating to internal revenue tax matters, including investigations of the IRS's administration of the tax laws.
  9. Provide revenue estimates for all tax legislation considered by either the House or the Senate.

Contact


1625 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515


Telephone: (202) 225‑3621

See also

External links

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References