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house Bill H.R. 3726

Long-Term Unemployed Hiring Incentive Act

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      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedDecember 12th, 2013

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Long-Term Unemployed Hiring Incentive Act

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the work opportunity credit for hiring the long-term unemployed.


Long-Term Unemployed Hiring Incentive Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow through December 31, 2016, a work opportunity tax credit for hiring a qualified long-term unemployed individual.  Defines "qualified long-term unemployed individual" as any individual certified by the designated local agency as: (1) having exhausted, as of the hiring date, all rights to regular compensation under federal or state law; (2) having no rights to regular compensation with respect to the most recent week ending before the hiring date; and (3) not receiving compensation under the unemployment compensation law of Canada.

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