Skills Renewal Act
This bill allows eligible individuals a refundable tax credit, up to $4,000 in a taxable year, for expenses paid for qualified training services. The bill defines
- qualified training service as a course or program of study that is listed in provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act or that relates to computer science, technology, or another high-need area, such as a coding boot camp, that have been precertified by the Department of Labor; and
- eligible individual as an individual who became unemployed or furloughed in 2020 but was otherwise able to work and was available for work and has applied for or is receiving pandemic emergency unemployment compensation related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019).