Request your Members of Congress to Sign on as Cosponsors to the Hearing Aid Assistance Tax Credit Act

03 Dec 2013 2:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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On November 13, 2013 Senators Harkin (D-IA) and Heller (R-NV) introduced the Hearing Aid Assistance Tax Credit Act, S. 1694, in the Senate. This legislation provides a non-refundable $500 tax credit for the purchase of a hearing aid, or $1,000 if two are needed, once every five years. The legislation is not intended to cover the full cost of hearing aids, but to provide some measure of financial assistance to those who have the greatest need for these devices but are unable to afford them.

This legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives (H.R. 1317) on March 31st, 2013 by Representative Tom Latham (R-IA-3).

For additional information, view ASHA’s Issue Brief on the Hearing Aid Assistance Tax Credit or contact Ingrida Lusis, ASHA’s director of federal and political advocacy, at ilusis@asha.org.

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