S. 3460 (112th): Startup Innovation Credit Act of 2012

Jul 31, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 6319 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Aug 02, 2012

Chris Coons
Junior Senator from Delaware
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Jul 31, 2012
8 pages
Related Bills
S. 193 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 31, 2013

H.R. 6319 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 02, 2012


This bill was introduced on July 31, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jul 31, 2012
Referred to Committee Jul 31, 2012
Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for startup businesses to use a portion of the research and development credit to offset payroll taxes.


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6 cosponsors (4R, 2D) (show)

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Startup Innovation Credit Act of 2012 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a qualified small business, other than a tax-exempt organization, to use a portion of its tax credit for increasing research expenditures as an offset against its payroll tax liability under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA). Defines "qualified small business" as a corporation, partnership, or S corporation if the gross receipts of such entity for the taxable year are less than $5 million and such entity did not have gross receipts for any period preceding the 5-year period ending with such taxable year.
Limits the amount of the payroll tax credit portion to $250,000 in any taxable year.

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