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H.R. 1542 (112th): Supermarket Tax Credit for Underserved Areas Act


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4/14/2011--Introduced. Supermarket Tax Credit for Underserved Areas Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) increase the rate of the rehabilitation tax credit for a supermarket building placed in service after December 31, 2011, and before January 1, 2014, in an underserved area (i.e., any enterprise community or empowerment zone and any renewal community); (2) increase by $1,000 the the limit on wages eligible for the work opportunity tax credit for employees of a supermarket located in an underserved area; and (3) allow a business-related tax credit for 15% of the gross receipts from the retail sale of locally-grown fresh fruits and vegetables in a supermarket in an underserved area.