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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the amount excludable from gross income for dependent care assistance and dependent care flexible spending arrangements and to provide for a carryover of unused dependent care benefits in dependent care flexible spending arrangements.


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Date Actions Overview
09/08/2016Introduced in House

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09/08/2016Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/08/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Ways and Means09/08/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/08/2016)

This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) increase from $5,000 to $7,500 (adjusted for inflation after 2017) the amount of employer-provided dependent care assistance that an employee may exclude from gross income, and (2) permit unused dependent care benefits in cafeteria plans and flexible spending arrangements to be carried forward to the succeeding plan year.