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house Bill H.R. 5990

Rural Microbusiness Investment Credit Act of 2010

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      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJuly 30th, 2010

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Rural Microbusiness Investment Credit Act of 2010

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a business credit for investments in rural microbusinesses.


Rural Microbusiness Investment Credit Act of 2010 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a business-related tax credit for 35% of new investment in a rural microbusiness. Imposes limits on such credit for businesses and individual taxpayers. Defines: (1) "rural microbusiness" as a trade or business that employs not more than 5 full-time employees in a taxable year and is carried on in a distressed rural area; and (2) "distressed rural area" as an area that has lost at least 5% of its population over the last 10 years or 10% of its population over the last 20 years, that has a median family income below 85 % of the national median family income, that has a poverty rate that exceeds 12.5%, or where average unemployment in the preceding year exceeds 125% of the national average.

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