110-H.R.4017

To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to provide that, in the case of leave-based donation programs with respect to the California wildfires, cash payments made by employers to qualifying charities in exchange for forgone employee leave will not be treated as income to participating employees and will be deductible by the employers as business expenses or charitable contributions.

10/31/2007--Introduced.

Community Action Rebuilding Effort Act of 2007 - Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to provide with respect to the California wildfires of October 2007 tax treatment of employer leave-based donation programs similar to the tax treatment provided for such programs after Hurricane Katrina by Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Notice 2005-68 (i.e., cash payments by employers to charitable organizations for disaster relief purposes in exchange for foregone employee leave is not taxed as income to participating employees and is deductible by employers as a necessary business expense.)

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