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Income Tax Credit For Early Childhood Educators

Concerning an income tax credit for certain early childhood educators.
2019 Regular Session
Fiscal Policy & Taxes
Bill Summary

The bill provides an income tax credit to eligible early childhood educators who hold an early childhood professional credential and who, for at least 6 months of the taxable year, are either the head of a family child care home or are employed with an eligible early childhood education program or a family child care home. The bill specifies that an early childhood education program must have achieved at least a level 2 quality rating under the Colorado shines quality rating and improvement system and either has fiscal agreements with the Colorado child care assistance program or is a program that meets the federal early head start or head start standards. The amount of the credit is dependent on the eligible early childhood educator's credentialing level and is annually adjusted for inflation.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)


Under Consideration


Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. J. Buckner, Rep. J. Wilson
Sen. K. Priola, Sen. N. Todd