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Short Titles as Introduced

Credit for Caring Act of 2017

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a nonrefundable credit for working family caregivers.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/17/2017Introduced in House

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05/17/2017Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/17/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Ways and Means05/17/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/17/2017)

Credit for Caring Act of 2017

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 has earned income for the taxable year in excess of $7,500 and pays or incurs expenses for providing care to a spouse or other dependent relative with long-term care needs.