Alzheimer's Family Assistance Act (2009)
Federal bill would provide an income tax credit, starting at $2,000 in 2009 and increasing each year until it reaches $3,500 in 2012, for family caregivers providing care to a relative with long-term care needs. The bill also allows a tax deduction for long term care (LTC) insurance premiums and improves consumer protections for LTC insurance policy-holders.
Bill Number H.R.1192
Sponsor Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)
Date of Introduction 2/25/2009
Latest Activity Stalled (did not pass in 111th Congress)
More Info http://thomas.loc.gov/
Topic: Caregiver Tax Incentives