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house Bill H.R. 1500

Helping Families Afford to Work Act

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      house Committees
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedMarch 12th, 2009

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Helping Families Afford to Work Act

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and make refundable the dependent care credit.


Helping Families Afford to Work Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code relating to the dependent care tax credit to: (1) increase from $15,000 to $20,000 the income threshold at which the rate of such credit is reduced; (2) increase the rate of such credit from 35 to 50%; (3) increase the maximum dollar amount of such credit; and (4) make such credit refundable.

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