Income tax, state; school supply expense tax credit for public, private, or home schooled students. (HB1976)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan) with support from co-patrons Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), and Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Individual income tax; school supplies expense tax credit. Provides an income tax credit for taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2009, equal to 100 percent of the amount paid by a taxpayer for school supplies for use by students in public or private primary or secondary schools or students being home schooled. The credit amount may not exceed $125 for individual taxpayers and $250 for taxpayers filing jointly. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 090503806
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Finance
01/16/2009Assigned Finance sub: 3
01/25/2009Impact statement from TAX (HB1976)
02/10/2009Left in Finance

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1278.


Stephanie Woolfolk writes:

I think this is great, but would be even better if it were $125 per a student.