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HB 1195: Income Tax Credit for Private School Tuition

Student and Youth Rights
Bill Number: HB 1195
Year: 2009
ACLU Position: Active Oppose
Sponsors: Rep. Lambert; Sen. Brohpy


Creates an income tax credit to offset a portion of tuition paid to private schools for certain qualifying students. Allows taxpayers to claim this credit if their child leaves public school and enters private school after the effective date of the act, and specifies if the amount and mechanism for calculating the credit. Allows the credit to be carried forward for up to 3 years, but not refunded.

Read the bill here.

Current Status:

02/12/2009 Postpone indefinitely in House Committee on Education

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