S. 2088 (112th): Small Business Start-up Support Act of 2012


Feb 9, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 9, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John “Jay” Rockefeller IV

Senator from West Virginia



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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently double the amount of start-up expenses entrepreneurs can deduct from their taxes.

Summary (CRS)

2/9/2012--Introduced.Small Business Start-up Support Act of 2012 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide for a permanent increase (from $5,000 to $10,000) in the tax deduction for business start-up ... Read more >

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Feb 9, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2088”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 4032 (Related)
Help Entrepreneurs Create American Jobs Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 15, 2012

H.R. 3231 (Related)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the amount allowed as ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 14, 2011

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