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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The dependent care credit is available for expenses incurred on behalf of qualified individuals to enable the taxpayer to be gainfully employed.
129(d)(4) denies the exclusion if more than 25% of the benefits are provided to more-than-5% owners of the business, a dependent care program is not likely to be beneficial in a closely held corporation if the purpose is to meet the needs of the principal owner.
Add in the favorable tax benefits from dependent care assistance programs offered by employers, and it can be a sensible solution for companies and working families, as home care professionals get to know their clients and strive to help them maintain their lifestyles as much as possible.
Sign up for a dependent care flexible spending account
The White House is moving issues of keen interest to benefits advisors and disability insurers -- leave programs and dependent care benefits -- to the top of its to-do list.
The Child and Dependent Care Credit is available for expenses incurred during the lazy hazy days of summer and throughout the rest of the year.
Beginning May 1, 2014, HSA Bank will offer more choices for consumers to save and pay for healthcare, dependent care, and commuter expenses on a pre-tax basis.
A DEPENDENT CARE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (DCAP) is a tax-favored arrangement by which the employer reimburses employees for dependent care expenses, makes payments to third parties for care of employees' dependents, or provides a dependent care facility for employees.
The present study looks at this question from the perspective of organizational adaptation theory, focusing on two types of dependent care policies (financial and sick leave) as particularly promising types of family-friendly policies.
Credit: The Child and Dependent Care Expense Credit is now nonrefundable.
Employers that sponsor a BASE 125 Cafeteria Plan can allow employees who are paying medical expenses, insurance premiums or dependent care expenses to do so on a pre-tax basis.
Aid also can help pay for a computer and for dependent care.

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