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What is the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997?

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The Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 allows homeowners to keep much more of their profits when they eventually sell. Other key components allow a first-time buyer to use Individual Retirement Account funds to pay for a home. The act also reduced the taxes levied on the sale of stock and other investments, created tax-advantaged savings programs to pay for college expenses, and provided more options for retirement savings. *** Send a Letter to the Editor for publication.Send a comment or news tip to our newsroom. Please include the headline of the story....