Can I deduct the money I paid our babysitter to watch Kelly while I worked?
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Can I deduct the money I paid our babysitter to watch Kelly while I worked?

I'm pretty sure my sitter does not claim this income.
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Can I deduct the money I paid our babysitter to watch Kelly while I worked?

You can get a child care credit for money paid to care for your child while you worked. You must include the babysitter's name and social security number on your tax return. To enter the expense, type child care credit in the search box and click on the same phrase in the drop down box and click on jump to.

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Can I deduct the money I paid our babysitter to watch Kelly while I worked?

and the sitter is required to claim this income, whether you do or not.
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