House Passes Appreciation for Olympians and Paralympians Act

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Washington, September 22, 2016 | Elizabeth Peace (202.225.7742) | comments

Congressman Blake Farenthold (R-TX) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5946, the United States Appreciation for Olympians and Paralympians Act.

“It's exciting to see Congressman Bob Dold and my legislation pass through the House with a vote of 415-1,” Congressman Farenthold said. “This vote makes clear the American people’s will to protect our Olympic and Paralympic athletes from heavy IRS taxation. When American athletes succeed on the global stage, they should be applauded, not overtaxed.”

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