House Passes Haiti Tax Relief Bill as Senators Offer Companion

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The House passes by voice vote a bill (H.R. 4462) allowing taxpayers to deduct charitable cash contributions made in 2010 to Haiti earthquake relief on their 2009 tax returns. Following the House bill's expedited passage, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Baucus and ranking member Grassley, with several other senators, introduce Senate companion legislation (S. 2936).