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    IntroducedAugust 2nd, 2013

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Small Business Health Care Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand and simplify the credit for employee health insurance expenses of small employers.


Small Business Health Care Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2013 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for the health insurance expenses of small employers, to: (1) expand the eligibility of such employers for the credit by allowing them to have up to 50 full-time employees (currently, limited to no more than 25 full-time employees); (2) modify the phaseout of such credit based upon increases in the number of eligible employees and the employer's average annual wages; (3) increase the average annual wage limitation for 2013 and subsequent years; (4) repeal the requirement that employers make uniform contributions of at least 50% of each employee's premium to qualify for the tax credit; and (5) repeal the limitation on such credit based on the average premium in the small group market in the rating area in which an employee enrolls for coverage.

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