dependent care


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dependent care

health care provided for persons, particularly children and handicapped or elderly individuals, who are dependent on others for part or all of the activities of daily living.

dependent care

The support and nurturing of persons who cannot meet their own needs, such as children or functionally impaired adults.
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A highly compensated employee for dependent care purposes is an employee who (1) was a more-than-5% owner (directly or indirectly through family attribution (i.
It is designed to simplify the way our participants manage their healthcare and dependent care spending accounts.
Over the years, telework's potential in mitigating employee dependent care problems has been mentioned, but only anecdotally.
The child and dependent care expenses credit was designed to offset expenses paid for the care of children under 13 and also expenses paid for the care of a spouse or dependent unable to care for himself or herself.
Provide that certain government benefits (food stamps, Section VIII housing subsidy, payments under the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program, child's social security benefits) do not "count against" the custodial parent in determining "expanded support" for purposes of the dependency exemption, HOH, and the child and dependent care credit.
A dependent care FSA basically works the same way as a health care FSA, however, there are special requirements for this account.
6% marginal federal tax rate and a 7% state marginal tax rate participates in a qualified dependent care assistance plan.
Dependent Care Accounts would not be impacted by the current reform proposals.
and the NYNEX Corporation through its Dependent Care Development Fund in partnership with its unions, the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Child and dependent care problems are already having a serious impact on worker absenteeism, recruitment and retention--and affecting America's bottom line.
The study identifies different types of dependent care, and analyzes the demands associated with each.
If your employer provides child or disabled dependent care, you may under certain circumstances, which depend on how the child care is provided (see IRS publication 503, Child and Dependent Care Expenses, for guidelines), exclude up to $5,000 of the value of this care from your gross income.
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