Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 4438 - American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014

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Listed in Alphabetical Order

May 6, 2014 4:12 PM

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Cárdenas , Tony (CA), Polis (CO), Garcia (FL)


Enacts HR 15, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, a bill that would create jobs, encourage research and development, decrease the deficit, and increase revenues by $900 billion.

Cole (OK)


Extends and makes permanent the tax credits for: accelerated depreciation for business property on Indian reservation, and the Indian Employment Tax Credit.

Grayson (FL)


Makes permanent the treatment of mortgage insurance premiums as qualified residence interest.

Grayson (FL)


Makes permanent the ability to deduct state and local general sales taxes.

Grayson (FL)


Makes permanent the above-the-line deduction for qualified tuition and related expenses.

Grayson (FL)


Makes permanent tax-free distributions from individual retirement plans for charitable purposes.

Grayson (FL)


Makes permanent the employer wage credit for employees who are active duty members of the uniformed services.

Grayson (FL)


Makes permanent the work opportunity tax credit.

Grayson (FL)


Makes permanent the enhanced charitable deduction for contributions of food inventory.

Grayson (FL)


Makes permanent the tax credit for energy-efficient existing homes.

Grayson (FL)


Makes permanent the tax credit for energy-efficient new homes.

Grayson (FL)


Makes permanent the tax credit for energy-efficient appliances.

McKinley (WV)


Creates a credit for development activities equal to 30 percent for any in-house and contract development expenses that occur within the United States. Makes the effective date December 31, 2013.