H.R. 2605: Manufacturing Innovation in America Act of 2013

Jun 28, 2013
Referred to Committee on Jun 28, 2013
0% chance of being enacted
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This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 28, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Jun 28, 2013
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Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by the President
Allyson Schwartz
Representative for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district
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Jun 28, 2013
26 pages
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H.R. 6544 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2012

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for patent box profit from the use of United States patents.


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1% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

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Library of Congress Summary

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Manufacturing Innovation in America Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a taxpayer to elect a tax deduction for an amount equal to 71% of the lesser of:
(1) the taxpayer's patent box profit, or (2 the taxpayer's taxable income for the taxable year.
Defines "patent box profit" to include gross receipts derived from the sale, lease, license, or or other disposition of qualified patent property in the course of a U.S. trade or business over the sum of the taxpayer's cost of goods sold allocable to patent gross receipts, other expenses, losses, or deductions, including research and development expenditures, allocable to such receipts, plus routine profit.
Defines "qualified patent" to include a patent issued or extended by, or for which an application is pending before, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Sets forth rules for the application of the patent box profit deduction to pass-thru entities, including partnerships and S corporations, trusts and estates, and agricultural and horticultural cooperatives.

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