Tax Trails - Can You Claim the Child and Dependent Care Credit?
Did you pay expenses* for the care of a qualifying person to allow you and your spouse** to work or look for work?
*Do not include amounts spent for tuition of a qualifying dependent to attend kindergarten or a higher grade of school.
**A spouse who is not capable of self-care or who is a full-time student is treated as having earned income. In this case, answer YES to this question.