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Employees set aside pre-tax payroll deductions in this take care account to budget for the day care expenses of a dependent child under age 13.
Qualified expenses include nannies, babysitters, housekeepers, nurse's fees and registration fees to a day care facility. The cost of pre-K or nursery school, before and after school care and day camp also qualify. To qualify, expenses paid for day care must allow an employee or the employee's spouse (if they are married) to work or look for employment.
The IRS also offers employees the option of saving for day care with a credit that the employee can take on Form 1040.