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Eligible Educator Classroom Expenses Tax Credit

Concerning a state income tax credit for an eligible educator's classroom expenses.
2022 Regular Session
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Fiscal Policy & Taxes
Bill Summary

For 5 income tax years beginning in 2022, the bill creates a refundable state income tax credit for a Colorado teacher or classroom paraprofessional (eligible educator) for their classroom expenses. An eligible educator cannot claim the credit for an expense that the educator claims as a federal educator expense deduction for purposes of the educator's federal income tax, and the maximum amount of the credit per income tax year is $500.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. J. Rich
Sen. J. Cooke


Rep. S. Luck, Rep. H. McKean, Rep. R. Pelton, Rep. K. Van Winkle
Sen. R. Woodward


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