Small business blitz

August 2009
Accounting Today;8/17/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on various bills introduced by the U.S. Congress involving small businesses. A bipartisan bill introduced in the House and the Senate requires the Treasury Department to make an optional standard deduction to increase the use of the home office tax incentive. The Small Business Jump Start Act introduced by Senator Jeff Merkley raises the initial tax deduction for new small business. The Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2009 introduced by Senator Chuck Grassley extends the carry-back for general business credits for small businesses.


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