Do I still claim child care expenses for client who has the lower income and is C/L and kids aren't his? I am only doing his taxes as he's bankrupt.

I know she's going to raise hell because they're "her" kids but to me I don't think it matters - CRA states the "lower income" claims no matter who pays right?


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Yes. If there is a supporting person with the parent then the lower income of the two claims the childcare, except in a couple cases (parent going to school being one). I think it's s.63 for the authority. Be careful if the other natural parent(s) has childcare expenses as well, so as not to exceed the combined limit per child.
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