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New Bill Aims to Aid 48 Million Family Caregivers with $5,000 Tax Credit: Bipartisan Support Grows for Long-Term Care Assistance

 Congresswoman Jen Kiggans Backs Credit for Caring Act

Credit for Caring Act Gains Momentum with Congressional Support

According to the report of Cape Charles Mirror, Today, Congresswoman Jen Kiggans joined hands with others from both sides of politics to help family caregivers. They supporting the Credit for Caring Act. This law aims to help out those who take care of their loved ones for a long time. Introduced by Congressman Mike Carey and Senator Michael Bennett the bill wants to give a tax break of up to $5,000 to family caregivers. There are more than 48 million caregivers in the U.S. They spend around $7,200 each year on things like care at home daycare and transportation. This new law tries to ease their financial burden.

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 Congresswoman Jen Kiggans Backs Credit for Caring Act (PHOTO: Jen Kiggans)

Coalition Backs Credit for Caring Act

She is a geriatric nurse practitioner. Lots of other politicians are on board with this idea. Representatives Linda Sánchez, Dan Kildee  and Nanette Diaz Barragan are supporting it too. So are Senators Shelley Moore Capito, Elizabeth Warren, Susan Collins, Margaret Hassan and Lisa Murkowski. This support from both parties shows that they all agree on how important family caregivers are. They want to make sure these caregivers get the help and recognition they deserve.

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