Summary: S.2759 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (04/07/2016)

Credit for Caring Act of 2016

This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an eligible caregiver a new tax credit for 30% of the cost of long-term care expenses that exceed $2,000, up to $3,000 in a taxable year. The bill defines "eligible caregiver" as an individual who pays or incurs expenses for providing care to a spouse or other dependent relative with long-term care needs and who has earned income for the taxable year in excess of $7,500.