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Child and Dependent Care Credit & Flexible Benefit Plans

Question: Do daycare payments for an elderly person qualify for the child and dependent care credit?

Answer:

Daycare payments for an elderly person may qualify as dependent care expenses if the person is incapable of self-care, lives with you for more than one-half of the tax year, and is either your spouse or a dependent. Additional requirements apply if the services are provided outside your household.

Additional Information:


Category: Childcare Credit, Other Credits
Subcategory: Child and Dependent Care Credit & Flexible Benefit Plans

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The OMB number for this study is 1545-1432.
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