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32. Child and Dependent Care Credit/Crédito por Gastos del Cuidado de Menores y Dependientes

Form 2441, Child and Dependent Care Expenses
If you paid someone to care for your child or other qualifying person so you could work or look for work, you may be able to take the credit for child and dependent care expenses.

Form W-7, Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number
Use this form to apply for an IRS individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). An ITIN is a nine-digit number issued by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to individuals who are required for U.S. tax purposes to have a U.S. taxpayer identification number but who do not have and are not eligible to get a social security number (SSN).

Formulario W-7(SP), Solicitud de Número de Identificación Personal del Contribuyente del Servicio de Impuestos Internos
Este formulario se utiliza para solicitar un número de identificación personal del contribuyente (ITIN, por sus siglas en inglés) que el IRS otorga a las personas físicas extranjeras no residentes que no cumplen los requisitos para obtener un número de Seguro Social (SSN, por sus siglas en inglés).

Publication 501, Exemptions, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information
This publication discusses some tax rules that affect every person who may have to file a federal income tax return.

Publication 503, Child and Dependent Care Expenses
This publication explains the tests you must meet to claim the credit for child and dependent care expenses. It explains how to figure and claim the credit.

Publication 926, Household Employer's Tax Guide
This publication will help you decide whether you have a household employee and, if you do, whether you need to pay federal employment taxes (social security tax, Medicare tax, FUTA, and federal income tax withholding).

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