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Helping Parents During COVID Act of 2020

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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a refundable tax credit for expenses relating to school disruption, to provide a monthly payment to families during COVID-19, and for other purposes.


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Date Actions Overview
09/22/2020Introduced in Senate

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09/22/2020Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

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No cosponsors.


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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Finance09/22/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (09/22/2020)

Helping Parents During COVID Act of 2020

This bill allows a tax credit through 2021 for the education costs of a dependent child who is an elementary or secondary student (including kindergarten), if the school district in which the child resides was closed during any part of the taxable year due to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019).

The bill also allows a $1,200 refundable tax credit for family education assistance.