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

Introduced:
Jun 26, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Corrine Brown
Representative for Florida's 3rd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jun 26, 2008
Length
14 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 7036 (Related)
Elder Care Tax Credit Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 24, 2008

H.R. 6448 (Related)
Caregiver Tax Relief Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 09, 2008

 
Status

This bill was introduced on June 26, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
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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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Ways and Means

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6/26/2008--Introduced.
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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