Summary: S.137 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (01/16/2019)

Right Start Child Care and Education Act of 2019

This bill expands the tax credits and exclusions that are available for child care expenses. The bill includes provisions that

  • increase the tax credit for employer-provided child care facilities;
  • increase the household and dependent care tax credit and make the credit refundable;
  • allow a new $2,000 annual tax credit for three years for child care providers who hold a bachelor's degree in early childhood education, child care, or a related degree and who provide at least 1,200 hours of child care services in a taxable year; and
  • increase the tax exclusion for employer-provided dependent care assistance.