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HB20-1125

Eligible Educator Supplies Tax Credit

Concerning a state income tax credit related to eligible educators' personal expenses.
Session:
2020 Regular Session
Subjects:
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Fiscal Policy & Taxes
Bill Summary

Currently, under the federal educator expense deduction, an eligible educator can claim a deduction, not to exceed $250, for the purchase of school supplies and certain professional development courses.

The bill creates a state income tax credit for an eligible educator for the purchase of school supplies that qualify for the deduction that exceeds $250 but are less than $750. The amount of the credit that exceeds the educator's income taxes is refunded to the educator.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. M. Baisley, Rep. B. Buentello
Sen. R. Woodward, Sen. R. Zenzinger

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