H.R.726

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit and a deduction for small political contributions.

1/27/2009--Introduced.

Citizen Involvement in Campaigns Act of 2009- Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow: (1) a $200 tax credit ($400 for joint returns) for contributions to a candidate for federal elective public office or to the national committee of a national political party; and (2) a tax deduction (available to taxpayers who do not itemize deductions) for such political contributions up to $600 ($1,200 for joint returns).

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