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Name: Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996 (Public Law 104-188 [H.R. 3448]).
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Economic and social policy
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1996-08-20
Entry into force:
Published on: United States Code Congressional and Administrative News, 1996-10, No. 8, pp. 110 STAT. 1755-1930
ISN: USA-1996-L-45375
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=45375&p_lang=en
Bibliography: United States Code Congressional and Administrative News, 1996-10, No. 8, pp. 110 STAT. 1755-1930
Abstract/Citation: Inter alia, provides a raise in the minimum wage, set at $5.15 as of 1 September 1997. This increase does not apply to certain types of work performed by young persons or workers who receive tips. Removes barriers to inter-ethnic adoption and provides tax credits for adoption expenses. Simplifies retirement plans for small businesses, extends tax incentives for training of employees, and increases the amount of capital small businesses may write off as an expense.

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