H.R.2179 - PARTNER Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7] (Introduced 04/30/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/30/2015 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2179 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/30/2015)
Partnerships to Advance Revolutionary Technology and Novel Entrepreneurial Research Act or the PARTNER Act
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the definition of "passive activity," for purposes of the passive loss tax rules, any qualified research activity carried on by a high technology research small business pass-thru entity.
Defines "high technology research small business pass-thru entity" as any domestic pass-thru entity if: (1) more than 75% of the entity's expenditures are paid or incurred in connection with qualified research, or (2) more than 50% of the entity's expenditures constitute qualified research expenses. Designates a high technology research entity as a small business if such entity has 250 or fewer full-time employees and does not have aggregate gross assets in excess of $150 million.