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Making the R&D Tax Credit Permanent

When making long-term investments, either on physical capital or for research and development, businesses need certainty from Washington. When President Obama signed the “Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010” (H.R. 4853) on December 17, 2010, among its many provisions, he reauthorized the Research & Experimentation Tax Credit, which is more commonly known as the R&D tax credit.

on March 24, 2011
Category:  Digesting DC 
Access to Credit Improving... Barely
A number of sources are indicating that banks are relaxing lending standards -- leading to a slow increase in small business demand for loans. The graph below from the December issue of The Small Business Advocate suggests that brighter days are ahead. The latest report... [More]
on January 04, 2010
Category:  General 
Increased Credit Card Protections Sought for Small Firms
Entrepreneurship data has consistently shown that a large portion of small businesses rely on credit cards as one of their largest sources of financing (see for example, the Kauffman Firm Survey). According to the National Small Business Association (NSBA), the number of small businesses reporting... [More]
on May 18, 2009
Category:  Capitol Hill 
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