Status Summary

Senate - 05/18/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Updated 5/25/21)

Legislative Session



In Progress


Sen. Ernst, Joni

This act would create up to a $5,000 nonrefundable tax credit for family caregivers, which can be applied to incurred caregiving expenses greater than $2,000. Caregiving expenses can include transportation, home modications for accommodations, medication management, and training and education for the caregiver. This credit is phased out for filiers making more than $75,000 annually. Additionally, care recipients must have been certified by a health care practitioner to be in need of long-term care for at least 180 consecutive days.

Companion Bill