Tax Credit Repeal – Another Hit on S Corporations?

BNA this morning has additional information about the AMT repeal legislation planned to be introduced tomorrow by Chairman Charlie Rangel. Aside from the offsets we mentioned yesterday – rate increase, LIFO repeal, manufacturing deduction repeal – all of which would raise taxes on S corporations if enacted, another potential offset is the repeal of the R&D tax credit. As BNA reports:

“The enticement will be a lower corporate rate but the pay-fors would mean shutting down loopholes,” Neal said. This includes, Neal said, killing the popular research and development tax credit. A one-year extension

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