With the November Election Over, Taxes Move Front and Center on Capitol Hill

Franken, Jessica
November 2010
Nonwovens Industry;Nov2010, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p22
The article focuses on the policies that extend tax cuts on the nonwoven fabric industry in U.S. The Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010 extends the bonus depreciation provision of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The U.S. government extends the research and development incentive found in the tax extenders bill. The failure of the Democrats to pass an anti-outsourcing bill in the Senate favored multinational companies that are earning outside the country.


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