Continuation Of Child Care Contribution Tax Credit
A taxpayer who makes a monetary contribution to promote child care in the state is allowed an income tax credit that is equal to 50% of the total value of the contribution. This exemption is currently available for income tax years that commence prior to January 1, 2025. The bill extends the credit for 3 years and increases the types of contributions that qualify for the tax credit to include in-kind donations of real property, which include the value of leasing real property below market value, to promote child care.
The bill adds a statutory legislative declaration to comply with an existing statutory requirement that any bill that extends a tax expenditure include a statutory legislative declaration. The bill also requires the state auditor to prepare the tax expenditure evaluation report for the credit that is periodically required by current law in the income tax year commencing January 1, 2026.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)