Economic Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act (EGTRRA)

Economic Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act (EGTRRA),

Definition of Economic Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act (EGTRRA):

  1. Passed by Congress in 2001, this act was one of the Bush-era tax cuts designed to stimulate the U.S. economy following the bursting of the Internet bubble and subsequent recession. The EGTRRA introduced changes to the tax code such as; removing the so-called marriage penalty, creating a new 10% tax bracket for earners making less than $6000 per year, and increasing the per-child tax credit. When the EGTRRA was passed, a provision was written in that called for expiration or sun-setting of the act at midnight on December 31st, 2010. As of 2011, Congress is considering extending certain provisions of EGTRRA.

Meaning of Economic Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act (EGTRRA) & Economic Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act (EGTRRA) Definition