Caregiver Tax Credit Bill Introduced

Caregiver Tax Credit

 Senator Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point) has introduced Senate Bill 126, which creates a new $1,000 family caregiver tax credit. The proposal would allow individuals who provide care to their family members to get reimbursed for some caregiving expenses. Qualified expenses could include: employing a home care aide or personal care attendant ,making improvements or alternations to a residence to help with accessibility and mobility; purchasing or leasing equipment; adult day care, specialized transportation, legal or financial services, or assistive care technology.