US HB2086 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 17-9)
Status: Introduced on April 4 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-04-04 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Pending: House Ways And Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Access Technology Affordability Act of 2019 This bill allows a refundable tax credit equal to the amounts paid for qualified access technology for use by a blind individual who is the taxpayer, the taxpayer's spouse, or a dependent of the taxpayer. "Qualified access technology" is hardware, software, or other information technology with the primary function of converting or adapting information that is visually represented into forms or formats useable by blind individuals. The credit is limited to (1) costs that are not compensated by insurance or otherwise, and (2) an aggregate amount of $2,000 per blind individual in any period of three consecutive taxable years. The credit must be adjusted for inflation after 2020 and terminates after five years.

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Title

Access Technology Affordability Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-04-04HouseReferred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
2019-04-04HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB815 (Same As) 2019-03-14 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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