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Americans Giving Care to Elders (AGE) Act of 2021

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an income tax credit for eldercare expenses.


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Date Actions Overview
02/04/2021Introduced in Senate

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02/04/2021Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]* 02/04/2021
Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN]* 02/04/2021

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Finance02/04/2021 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (02/04/2021)

Americans Giving Care to Elders (AGE) Act of 2021

This bill allows a tax credit for a portion of a taxpayer's expenses for eldercare.

The credit applies to expenses to care for certain relatives or members of the taxpayer's household who have attained the age of 65 and require assistance with activities of daily living.

Eldercare expense include amounts paid for:

  • medical care,
  • lodging away from home,
  • adult day services,
  • personal care,
  • respite care,
  • assistive technologies and devices (including remote health monitoring),
  • environmental modifications (including home modifications), and
  • counseling or training for a caregiver.

The amount of eldercare expenses incurred during any year that may be taken into account for the credit may not exceed $6,000.