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andrewleepreble
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My girlfriend and I live together. with our two children and she does not work. I give her money for staying at home and watching them. can this be childcare expense?

 
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macuser_22
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My girlfriend and I live together. with our two children and she does not work. I give her money for staying at home and watching them. can this be childcare expense?

"our children"   No.  A parent cannot be a paid child care provider for their own child.

**Disclaimer: This post is for discussion purposes only and is NOT tax advice. The author takes no responsibility for the accuracy of any information in this post.**

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macuser_22
Level 15

My girlfriend and I live together. with our two children and she does not work. I give her money for staying at home and watching them. can this be childcare expense?

"our children"   No.  A parent cannot be a paid child care provider for their own child.

**Disclaimer: This post is for discussion purposes only and is NOT tax advice. The author takes no responsibility for the accuracy of any information in this post.**

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