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H.R. 1621 (113th): Help Entrepreneurs Create American Jobs Act of 2013

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 18, 2013 (Introduced).



1st Session

H. R. 1621


April 18, 2013

(for himself, Ms. Norton, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Lewis, Mr. Moran, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Clay, Mr. Ellison, Ms. Titus, Mr. McDermott, Ms. Brown of Florida, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Peters of Michigan, Mr. Cicilline, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Connolly, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. Honda, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. Chabot, Ms. Schwartz, Ms. Meng, Mr. Rush, Mr. Bentivolio, Ms. Wilson of Florida, Ms. Fudge, Ms. Sewell of Alabama, Mr. Murphy of Florida, and Ms. Jackson Lee) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the 2010 increase in the deduction for start-up expenditures.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Help Entrepreneurs Create American Jobs Act of 2013 .


Increase in deduction for start-up expenses made permanent


In general

Clause (ii) of section 195(b)(1)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended—


by striking $5,000 and inserting $10,000, and


by striking $50,000 and inserting $60,000.


Conforming amendment

Subsection (b) of section 195 of such Code is amended by striking paragraph (3).


Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act.