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March 18, 2009

House Bill 1097: Education Expense Tax Credit

Author:
Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy

Summary:
Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Increases the education expense credit to 50% (instead of 25%) of qualified education expenses and increases the family limit to $1,000 (instead of $500). Effective immediately.

Status:

2/11/2009(House) Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
2/11/2009(House) First Reading
2/11/2009(House) Referred to Rules Committee
2/18/2009(House) Assigned to Revenue and Finance Committee
2/24/2009(House) Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
2/24/2009(House) Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
3/13/2009(House) Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
3/19/2009(House) Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
3/24/2009(House) Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
3/24/2009(House) Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell

This bill failed to pass, and is now dead.

HSLDA’s Position:
Support.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

E-lert—Feb. 25, 2009—Illinois: Calls Needed to Support $1,000 Tax Credit

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