Deducting Summer Activity Expenses
Don't forget to save receipts
The kids are out of school and summer is well underway. Make sure you understand the rules regarding the tax deductibility of summer activities and related daycare expenses through the use of the Child and Dependent Care Credit. Collecting those receipts now can save plenty during tax time.
What is deductible?
20 to 35% of qualified un-reimbursed expenses with a maximum amount of $3,000 for one person and $6,000 for two or more qualifying persons.
How it works
To receive the credit you must;
Some summer-time tips
Daycare expenses are the most common qualifying expense for the Dependent Care Credit.
Don’t forget to get the provider’s name, address, and Social Security Number/Tax ID number. Also retain and receipts and canceled checks to support your proof of payment. This information will be required when you fill out your tax return.
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