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Official Title as Introduced

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to allow a credit against tax for expenses incurred in the care of elderly family members.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
03/14/1983Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date
03/14/1983Referred to House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/14/1983Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (43)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Rinaldo, Matthew J. [R-NJ-7]* 03/14/1983
Rep. Gingrich, Newt [R-GA-6] 05/23/1983
Rep. Roberts, Pat [R-KS-1] 05/23/1983
Rep. Ford, Harold E. [D-TN-9] 05/23/1983
Rep. Dannemeyer, William E. [R-CA-39] 05/23/1983
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5] 05/23/1983
Rep. Stokes, Louis [D-OH-21] 05/23/1983
Rep. Roe, Robert A. [D-NJ-8] 05/23/1983
Rep. Wilson, Charles [D-TX-2] 05/23/1983
Rep. Lewis, Thomas F. [R-FL-12] 05/23/1983
Rep. Hyde, Henry J. [R-IL-6] 05/23/1983
Rep. Fazio, Vic [D-CA-4] 05/23/1983
Rep. Lehman, William [D-FL-17] 05/23/1983
Rep. Whittaker, Bob [R-KS-5] 05/23/1983
Rep. Forsythe, Edwin B. [R-NJ-13] 05/23/1983
Rep. Jeffords, James M. [R-VT-At Large] 05/23/1983
Rep. Weiss, Ted [D-NY-17] 05/23/1983
Rep. Johnson, Nancy L. [R-CT-6] 05/23/1983
Rep. Bedell, Berkley W. [D-IA-6] 05/23/1983
Rep. McGrath, Raymond J. [R-NY-5] 05/23/1983
Rep. Hughes, William J. [D-NJ-2] 05/23/1983
Rep. Dwyer, Bernard J. [D-NJ-6] 05/23/1983
Rep. Chandler, Rod D. [R-WA-8] 05/23/1983
Rep. Winn, Larry, Jr. [R-KS-3] 05/23/1983
Rep. McCain, John [R-AZ-1] 05/23/1983
Rep. Nielson, Howard C. [R-UT-3] 05/23/1983
Rep. Ratchford, William R. [D-CT-5] 05/23/1983
Rep. Crockett, George W., Jr. [D-MI-13] 05/23/1983
Rep. Florio, James J. [D-NJ-1] 05/23/1983
Rep. Vandergriff, Tommy J. [D-TX-26] 05/23/1983
Rep. Snowe, Olympia J. [R-ME-2] 06/06/1983
Rep. Hertel, Dennis M. [D-MI-14] 06/06/1983
Rep. Roybal, Edward R. [D-CA-25] 06/06/1983
Rep. Daub, Hal [R-NE-2] 06/06/1983
Rep. Davis, Robert W. [R-MI-11] 06/06/1983
Rep. Gekas, George W. [R-PA-17] 06/06/1983
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17] 06/21/1984
Rep. Scheuer, James H. [D-NY-8] 06/21/1984
Rep. Pashayan, Charles, Jr. [R-CA-17] 06/21/1984
Rep. Fiedler, Bobbi [R-CA-21] 06/21/1984
Rep. Reid, Harry [D-NV-1] 06/21/1984
Rep. Williams, Lyle [R-OH-17] 06/21/1984
Rep. Wise, Robert E., Jr. [D-WV-3] 06/21/1984

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means03/14/1983 Referred to

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Subjects (8)


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Introduced in House (03/14/1983)

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a refundable income tax credit for expenses incurred in the care of elderly family members. Sets such credit at 30 percent of the expenses incurred for taxpayers with incomes of $10,000 or less. Reduces the rate of such credit, but not below 20 percent, by one percent for each $2,000 of taxpayer income in excess of $10,000.

Limits such credit to taxpayers with an adjusted gross income of less than $50,000. Imposes a maximum $7,000 limit on the amount of elderly care expenses that can be taken into account.

Defines "qualified family member" as any individual who: (1) is related to the taxpayer by blood or marriage; (2) is at least 75 years of age (or diagnosed with senile dementia); and (3) has a family income of $15,000 or less.

Defines "qualified elderly care expenses" as payments for: (1) home health agency services; (2) homemaker services; (3) adult day care; (4) respite care; or (5) certain health care equipment and supplies.