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Bill to repeal medical device excise tax, other tax bills

Bill to repeal medical device excise tax

The U.S. House of Representatives on July 24, 2018, passed H.R. 184—a bill that would permanently repeal the tax on medical devices, by a vote of 283-132, with 57 Democrats voting in support of the legislation.


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Read H.R. 184 [PDF 114 KB]

Other tax bills

The House on July 24, 2018, also passed:   

  • H.R. 3500, a bill to prohibit the IRS from rehiring any employee who was involuntarily separated for misconduct
  • H.R. 519, a bill to amend the Code to permit mutual ditch or irrigation companies to earn income from dispositions of certain real property and stock interests without affecting tax-exempt status, provided certain requirements are met
  • H.R. 1476, a bill to permit individuals eligible for Indian Health Service assistance to qualify for health savings accounts
  • H.R. 1201, a bill to provide an additional religious exemption for the individual health coverage mandate (and for other purposes)
  • H.R. 6124, the Tribal Social Security Fairness Act
  • H.R. 1476, the Native American Health Savings Improvement Act


For prior coverage of H.R. 3500 and H.R. 519, read TaxNewsFlash.

What’s next?

The Senate has not yet scheduled action on the bills.

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