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House passes FAA bill, including ticket and fuel tax extensions

House passes FAA bill, ticket and fuel tax extensions

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed a bipartisan bill, H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, by a vote of 393 to 13.


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Read text of the bill.

The bill, in addition to various provisions related to the reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration, contains extensions of a number of trust fund-related taxes, including:

  • Airline ticket taxes imposed under sections 4261 and 4271
  • Aviation fuel taxes imposed under section 4081
  • Provisions related to fractional ownership programs 

The taxes, most of which are currently scheduled to expire on September 30, 2018, would be extended through September 30, 2023, by this legislation.

What’s next?

The bill will be transmitted to the Senate. It is not clear whether or when the Senate will consider the bill.

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