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$2,000-$3,000 Lifeline for Family Caregivers – A Nebraska’s Caregiver Tax Credit Act!

Nebraska’s Focus on Family Caregivers – Legislative Bill 937 and Financial Support

Advocating for Family Caregivers’ Financial Relief and Recognition

According to KMA Land, Nebraska‘s 2024 legislative session is almost done attention is on a bill called Legislative Bill 937 or the Caregiver Tax Credit Act. This bill aims to help family caregivers financially. Jina Ragland from AARP Nebraska is pushing for it. The bill suggests giving family caregivers up to $2,000 in tax credits for their expenses and up to $3,000 if they care for someone with dementia or if the person is a veteran.

There aren’t nursing homes or assisted living facilities so family caregivers play a vital role in keeping loved ones at home. These family caregivers often spend their own money and may have to retire early. The bill aims to support them by offering tax refunds. Joyce Beck who cared for her sick husband knows the financial strain firsthand. She believes the bill’s proposed $2,000 credit would be a significant help for many caregivers. Jina Ragland highlights that caregivers also save taxpayer money by avoiding costly nursing home placements.

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$2,000-$3,000 Lifeline for Family Caregivers – A Nebraska’s Caregiver Tax Credit Act! (PHOTO: Nebraska Examiner)

The Impact of the Caregiver Tax Credit Act

Furthermore, the Caregiver Tax Credit Act is another important step in helping family caregivers. It’s getting support from both sides of politics and more people are understanding the struggles family caregivers face. This bill wants to give family caregivers money back for the expenses they pay while looking after their loved ones. It’s a way to ease their financial burden and show that their hard work is appreciated. Similar efforts are being made at the national level showing that people everywhere recognize the importance of helping caregivers.

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