topic My spouse had earned income in 2016 (foreign). But the application is still telling me that we don't qualify for the childcare deduction. in Deductions & credits https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/my-spouse-had-earned-income-in-2016-foreign-but-the-application-is-still-telling-me-that-we-don-t/01/640091#M83807 I work for an American employer in Germany, but my wife works for a German one.  We both earned income in 2016, but she doesn't have a W2.  I registered her income in the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion section, but for some reason I still don't qualify for the childcare deduction, since TurboTax still thinks that we had only one earned income. Thu, 06 Jun 2019 08:11:11 GMT colby1039 2019-06-06T08:11:11Z My spouse had earned income in 2016 (foreign). But the application is still telling me that we don't qualify for the childcare deduction. https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/my-spouse-had-earned-income-in-2016-foreign-but-the-application-is-still-telling-me-that-we-don-t/01/640091#M83807 I work for an American employer in Germany, but my wife works for a German one.  We both earned income in 2016, but she doesn't have a W2.  I registered her income in the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion section, but for some reason I still don't qualify for the childcare deduction, since TurboTax still thinks that we had only one earned income. Thu, 06 Jun 2019 08:11:11 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/my-spouse-had-earned-income-in-2016-foreign-but-the-application-is-still-telling-me-that-we-don-t/01/640091#M83807 colby1039 2019-06-06T08:11:11Z are you using the foreign earned income exclusion? https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/are-you-using-the-foreign-earned-income-exclusion/01/640109#M83811 are you using the foreign earned income exclusion? Thu, 06 Jun 2019 08:11:12 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/are-you-using-the-foreign-earned-income-exclusion/01/640109#M83811 bine22 2019-06-06T08:11:12Z Yes, she's listed in the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion,... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/yes-she-s-listed-in-the-foreign-earned-income-exclusion/01/640116#M83813 Yes, she's listed in the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion, but it doesn't register that for the childcare deduction check. Thu, 06 Jun 2019 08:11:15 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/yes-she-s-listed-in-the-foreign-earned-income-exclusion/01/640116#M83813 colby1039 2019-06-06T08:11:15Z if you are excluding her income, she doesnt have any inco... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/if-you-are-excluding-her-income-she-doesnt-have-any-inco/01/640123#M83814 if you are excluding her income, she doesnt have any income to qualify for the dependent care credit. Thu, 06 Jun 2019 08:11:16 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/tax-credits-deductions/discussion/if-you-are-excluding-her-income-she-doesnt-have-any-inco/01/640123#M83814 bine22 2019-06-06T08:11:16Z
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Yes, she's listed in the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion, but it doesn't register that for the childcare deduction check.
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