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My wife worked full time for a non-profit and didn’t collect as salary. Apparently we lose the dependent care deduction. Is there anyway to obtain the deduction?

 
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Level 3

My wife worked full time for a non-profit and didn’t collect as salary. Apparently we lose the dependent care deduction. Is there anyway to obtain the deduction?

So she was a volunteer?
Level 1

My wife worked full time for a non-profit and didn’t collect as salary. Apparently we lose the dependent care deduction. Is there anyway to obtain the deduction?

Yes and we needed the child care for her to be able to volunteer.
Level 1

My wife worked full time for a non-profit and didn’t collect as salary. Apparently we lose the dependent care deduction. Is there anyway to obtain the deduction?

Was this true in prior years as well?
Level 15

My wife worked full time for a non-profit and didn’t collect as salary. Apparently we lose the dependent care deduction. Is there anyway to obtain the deduction?

Yes.
Level 15

My wife worked full time for a non-profit and didn’t collect as salary. Apparently we lose the dependent care deduction. Is there anyway to obtain the deduction?

Unfortunately child care credit can only be claimed to allow parents to work for income.