Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit
Start the Child and Dependent Care Calculator - CAREucator.
This Child and Dependent Child Care Calculator—CAREucator—will let you know if you qualify for this non-refundable federal tax credit. If you paid someone to care for your child or dependent or another qualifying relative so you and/or your spouse could work, look for work, or go to school, then you may be able to claim the Child and Dependent Care Credit. Find out by launching the tool above..
Did you have earned income during the year?
How is the Child Care Tax Credit calculated?
Note: This tax credit is not the same as the Child Tax Credit. The CAREucator tool will guide you through the following criteria to determine if you qualify for the credit:
- A: Qualifying Person
- B: Earned Income
- C: Work-Related Expense
- D: Joint Return
- E: Care Provider Identification
Start the CAREucator above to find out if you qualify for this credit. Or, start a 2022 Tax Return now and get the answer free before you e-File your 2022 returns, which are due on April 18, 2023, and find out if you qualify for the Child and Dependent Care Credit. Or, use the 2022 Tax Estimator to find out the tax credit amount and how it will impact your tax return.
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