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      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedFebruary 22nd, 2010

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Title

Back to Work Act of 2010

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exemption from employer Social Security taxes with respect to previously unemployed individuals, and to provide a credit for the retention of such individuals for at least 1 year.

Summary

Back to Work Act of 2010 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) exempt for-profit and nonprofit employers from social security taxes in 2010 for new employees who are hired after February 3, 2010, and before January 1, 2011, and who certify that they have not worked more than 40 hours during the last 60 days; and (2) allow an increase in the general business tax credit for the retention of such employees for at least one year at specified wage levels. Prohibits a carryback of unused business tax credit amounts to previous taxable years. Appropriates to the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund under title II of the Social Security Act amounts necessary to cover any reduction in revenues resulting from the tax exemptions provided by this Act.

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