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tybcity1040
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Credit for child and dependent care expenses. I pay my oldest daughter (15yrs) to watch my two youngest (8yrs, 10yrs) when me and my wife are at work. Can I claim this?

Everyone lives in the same house.

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xmasbaby0
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Credit for child and dependent care expenses. I pay my oldest daughter (15yrs) to watch my two youngest (8yrs, 10yrs) when me and my wife are at work. Can I claim this?

No.  You cannot claim the childcare credit when the childcare provider is someone you can claim as your dependent.

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

Credit for child and dependent care expenses. I pay my oldest daughter (15yrs) to watch my two youngest (8yrs, 10yrs) when me and my wife are at work. Can I claim this?

No.  You cannot claim the childcare credit when the childcare provider is someone you can claim as your dependent.

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
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