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Hal_Al
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Can I add dependents care even though it was a personal babysitter

Q. Can I claim the  dependent care credit, even though it was a personal babysitter?

A. Yes, as long as the baby sitter payments were for you to work.  You will need the baby sitter's social security number. 

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