S. 193: Startup Innovation Credit Act of 2013

Jan 31, 2013
Referred to Committee
0% chance of being enacted
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Chris Coons
Junior Senator from Delaware
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Jan 31, 2013
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This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 31, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced Jan 31, 2013
Referred to Committee Jan 31, 2013
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0% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

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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7 cosponsors (4R, 3D) (show)

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Library of Congress Summary

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Startup Innovation Credit Act of 2013 - 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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