H.R. 6390 (110th): Caregiver Financial Relief Act of 2008

Jun 26, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Corrine Brown
Representative for Florida's 3rd congressional district
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Jun 26, 2008
14 pages
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This bill was introduced on June 26, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 26, 2008
Referred to Committee Jun 26, 2008
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit against tax for certain caregivers, to expand the dependent care credit, and to increase the exclusion limitation for dependent care assistance programs.


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Caregiver Financial Relief Act of 2008 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to:
(1) allow caregivers of family members with long-term care needs a refundable tax credit of $3,000 for up to two such family members each year through 2010;
(2) allow in 2009 and 2010 the tax credit for dependent care expenses for parents (or ancestors of such parents) who do not reside with the taxpayer; and
(3) allow in 2009 and 2010 an increased exclusion from gross income for employer-provided dependent care assistance.

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