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What are eligible child care expenses for the Keep Child Care Affordable Tax Credit?

Eligible child care expenses are payments made by a taxpayer to a licensed child development facility for child care services of an eligible child during the taxable year but does not include any payments for child care services provided after August 31st of the taxable year of an eligible child who meets the age requirements for enrollment for Pre-K.

Eligible expenses are limited to the amounts paid to a licensed child development facility for child care services of the eligible child.

The following are NOT qualified expenses:
  • Child support payments even if intended to be used to pay for child care services.
  • Child care expenses that are paid for upfront by a taxpayer but then reimbursed by a state social service agency.
  • Food, lodging, clothing or entertainment expenses even if provided for the eligible child.

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