HB 361

  • Virginia House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 02, 2020
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Family caregiver; tax credit.


Family caregiver tax credit. Creates a nonrefundable income tax credit beginning in taxable year 2020 for expenses incurred by an individual in caring for an eligible family member, defined in the bill, who requires assistance with one or more activities of daily living, also defined in the bill. The credit equals 50 percent of eligible expenditures incurred by the caregiver, but shall not exceed $1,000. In order to qualify for the credit, the family caregiver must (i) not receive any compensation or reimbursement for the eligible expenditures and (ii) have federal adjusted gross income that is no greater than $75,000 for an individual or $150,000 for married persons. Both the caregiver and the eligible family member must be residents of Virginia. The bill requires the Tax Commissioner to establish guidelines for claiming the credit and provides that any unused credit may be carried forward by the taxpayer for five taxable years following the taxable year for which the credit was issued. The credit expires beginning with taxable year 2025.

Bill Sponsors (17)



Feb 11, 2020


Left in Appropriations

Feb 05, 2020


Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 2-N)

Jan 30, 2020


Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources

Jan 29, 2020


Referred to Committee on Appropriations


Reported from Finance (18-Y 3-N)

Jan 27, 2020


Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations


Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)

Jan 23, 2020


Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1


Impact statement from TAX (HB361)

Jan 02, 2020


Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100456D


Referred to Committee on Finance

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