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Democratic Legislation that Benefits Entrepreneurs

DatePositive Result\BenefitLawRank
02/22/12Self-employed social security payroll tax reduction from 12.4% to 10.4 % extended through 2012 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act
09/16/11Patent litigation costs reduced through tightened patent standards, quality and processes to expedite challenges.America Invents Act
09/16/11Entrepreneurs and businesses benefited by reduced average wait time for patent approvals from 3 years to 1 year.America Invents Act

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