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house Bill H.R. 3953

Back to Work Tax Credit Act

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      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedOctober 28th, 2009

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Back to Work Tax Credit Act

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the work opportunity tax credit to include long-term unemployed individuals.


Back to Work Tax Credit Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow employers a work opportunity tax credit for hiring long-term unemployed individuals. Defines "long-term unemployed individual" as an individual certified as receiving federal or state unemployment compensation for not less than 26 consecutive weeks during the one-year period ending on the hiring date.

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