Child Care Tax Credits Letter


September 12, 2023


Dear Chairs Wyden and Smith and Ranking Members Crapo and Neal:

The undersigned organizations strongly support the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC), the Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP), and the Employer Provided Child Care Tax Credit (45F). Lack of access to child care across the country affects businesses, parents, and our youngest children.

Solutions to this problem must address the needs of all three groups of stakeholders. When combined with existing sources of federal child care funding, these tax provisions have the potential to do just that: the CDCTC and DCAP help parents afford child care and 45F helps businesses provide it. All of this helps ensure that children receive the quality care that they deserve. We urge you to expand and better align these tax provisions for working families and businesses to improve access to quality, affordable child care.

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National Organizations

Bipartisan Policy Center

Council for a Strong America

Early Care and Education Consortium

First Five Years Fund

KinderCare Learning Companies

Save the Children

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Agape Global Ministries

Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs

Child Care Aware of America

Educare Learning Network

Engage: Promoting Women's Economic Security

First Focus on Children

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Voices

Independent Restaurant Coalition

Kaplan Early Learning Company

National Association of Counties

National Head Start Association


Safari Kid Global, Inc.


Small Business For America's Future

Start Early

Teachstone Inc.

Teaching Strategies

The Nest Schools

TOOTRiS Child Care On-Demand

State and Local Chambers of Commerce

Alaska Chamber

Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Cabarrus Economic Development

Cadillac Area Chamber of Commerce

Christian County Chamber of Commerce

Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

Greater Shreveport Chamber

Huntsville/Madison County Chamber

Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry

Indiana Chamber of Commerce

Indy Chamber

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Metro Atlanta Chamber

Michigan Chamber of Commerce

Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Montana Chamber of Commerce

NC Chamber

Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber

The Chamber, Leading Business in Cabarrus

The Salt Lake Chamber

State Business and Nonprofits

Ben Mynatt Family of Dealerships

Cabarrus Brewing Company

Central Montana Works!

Chamber Board Member, Natasha Lipscomb

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Colorado Executives Partnering to Invest in Children (EPIC)

Early Matters San Antonio eXp Commercial

GATE Pregnancy Resource Centers

Harrisburg Security Inc.

Hilbish Ford

Johnny Roger's BBQ & Burgers

Minnesota Child Care Association

Mortice Commercial Real Estate

Ohio Association of Child Care Providers

PHX East Valley Partnership

RIZON Air Technologies

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Sublmnl Design, LLC

Synergy Realty Group

Texas Association of Business

Town of Harrisburg

Zutado Soul

Local Child Care Providers

Academy Closet

Big Blue Marble Academy

Busy Bees North America

Child Development Schools, Inc.

Help Me Grow National Center

Horizon Education Centers

Kiddie Academy

Lightbridge Academy

New Horizon Academy

Primrose Schools

The Gardner School

The Malvern School

The Sunshine House Inc.

Child Care Tax Credits Letter