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Pre-k private school tuition and child care credit in New Jersey

My son (5 years old) goes to a private school for Pre-K education, can I claim his private school tuition as child care tax credit?

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Pre-k private school tuition and child care credit in New Jersey

Are you asking about the federal childcare credit or a NJ credit?  If you are asking about the federal childcare credit, you can claim the credit if your child attended preK so that you (and your spouse if you are married) could work.

**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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Pre-k private school tuition and child care credit in New Jersey

Are you asking about the federal childcare credit or a NJ credit?  If you are asking about the federal childcare credit, you can claim the credit if your child attended preK so that you (and your spouse if you are married) could work.

**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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Pre-k private school tuition and child care credit in New Jersey

thank you for your reply, I am asking about both the federal and and New Jersey tax credits.