H.R. 16535 (93rd): A bill to amend section 174 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to insure its uniform application to business products.


Aug 22, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 22, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Burke

Representative for Massachusetts's 11th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

8/22/1974--Introduced.Provides that any expenditure paid or incurred by a taxpayer in connection with his trade or business for the development or improvement of a product shall be treated as a ... Read more >

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Aug 22, 1974

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H.R. 13064 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 27, 1974

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