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of course,certain senior leaders in Allahabad were more worried about their personal relations with Bahujan Samaj Party candidate Ashok Bajpai and Samajwadi candidate Reoti Raman Singh than BJP? In a bizarre twist to an already very convoluted story, the chair of an investigating committee that found RIKEN stem cell scientist Haruko Obokata guilty of research misconduct is himself now under investigation for alleged research misconduct. different types of tea and many local dishes of the state. To be inaugurated by celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor,C. for a lame-duck session and when a new Congress convenes in January Click here to see all the stories published so far; click here for a list of published and planned stories Today a look at what will happen to the so-called R&D tax credit which expired at the end of 2013 The R&D tax credit is designed to create an incentive for businesses to invest in research And while everybody agrees that it works figuring out how to pay for it—it has cost the US Treasury about $7 billion annually in recent years—has made it politically impossible to make permanent In January lawmakers allowed it to expire for the sixth time in 21 years And while there’s little doubt in Washington that regardless of who wins on Election Day Congress will eventually move to revive the credit there’s plenty of uncertainty surrounding what the renewed credit will look like—and whether lawmakers will grant industry’s long-standing wish to make the tax break permanent “Those are the questions of the day” says Christina Crooks director of tax policy at the National Association of Manufacturers in Washington DC.

C. think tank (India France Portugal and Spain topped the list) That ranking has fallen four places since 2007 when the United States was 23rd That dip has helped fuel calls for a major rethink of the US credit Crooks for instance argues that “enhancing the incentive would increase the chance of the US regaining its mantel as a leading innovator” And groups representing smaller companies and startup firms seen as hotbeds of innovation have argued for making some version of the credit more accessible and attractive to those firms which can lack the hefty research budgets or revenue streams needed to take full advantage of the credit Lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives are listening Over the past year they have introduced more than two dozen mostly bipartisan bills that range from simply reinstating the credit for a few years to massively revamping it and making it permanent So far three of these bills have made appreciable legislative progress and are likely to shape the discussion when Congress returns for a 6-week lame duck session after the election In the Senate the body’s Finance Committee this past April approved legislation (S 2260) that would revive dozens of expired tax breaks including the R&D credit for 2014 and 2015 It would also tweak the credit to make it more accessible to small companies and potentially make it more generous for all companies The full Senate has yet to act on the bill In the House lawmakers have passed two similar bills that would enhance and simplify the credit but also make it permanent This past May 62 Democrats joined 212 Republicans in approving the American Research and Competitiveness Act (HR 4438) And in September the 32 Democrats sided with 221 Republicans in approving the Jobs for America Act (HR 4) Neither bill however identifies how Congress would replace the estimated $1555 billion over 10 years in lost tax revenue—the main reason White House officials have said that they would recommend Obama veto the plan if it became law Against that backdrop Congress watchers see several potential postelection scenarios Perhaps the least politically perilous is for the lame-duck Congress to approve something similar to the Senate proposal renewing the expired credit for 2014 and 2015 with relatively few changes A variation might be a short-term extension that makes permanent a few new provisions that won’t break the bank such as those easing access for startup firms Other industry advocates however worry that a short-term fix would remove any pressure for lawmakers to push through desired reforms or make the credit permanent Privately they say yet another extension would be better than nothing but not very satisfying (They declined to speak publicly for fear of appearing greedy or ungrateful) Such long-term concerns however pale in comparison to an overwhelming agreement among advocates that Congress shouldn’t let the credit lapse for a full year as it did once in the 1990s “We’ve gone almost [a year] without the R&D tax incentive … and whatever Congress does with the credit it needs to make sure it is seamless and leaves no gaps” Crooks says At a minimum she and others say that mean reinstating it retroactively for 2014 ScienceInsider’s After Election 2014 series will look at a range of issues that will be on policymakers’ agenda once the voters have spoken on 4 November Look for stories on:Written by Express News Service | Shimla | Published: October 15 2009 3:34 am Related News The BJP Parliamentary Board is meeting in Delhi on Thursday to decide on the two Assembly seats Rohru and Jawali for the byelections to be held on November 7 Earlierthe state committee of the party had recommended the name of Khushi Ram Balanatah for Rohru and a panel of four namesincluding Sudha Sushantwife of sitting MP Rajan Sushantfor Jawali to the party high command Khimi Ramstate BJP presidentsaid the meeting in Delhi will be presided over by party president Rajnath Singh Veteran party leader and MP Shanta Kumar and state organising secretary Mohinder Pandey will also attend the meeting The party is finding it difficult to decide on the candidate for Jawali as two family members of the BJP MP have applied for the ticket Though there are chances of Sudha getting the ticketmany leaders have expressed reservations over choosing her as the candidate Chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumalwho will not attend the meetingis said to have already conveyed his opinion to the party It is up to the party to decide on the candidates There is only one name for Rohru while Jawali remains keenly contested by the aspirants We will have no problem to win both the seats? “The bullet train project, adding, But if I see power being misused I will always raise my voice as a citizen.m more confident and proud as an actor. Exhibiting about 50 works till January 25, Once installed, In addition, Having a dedicated mobile app, you have worked on popular comics like silver surfer.

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