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To enter your child and dependent care expenses:
  1. From within your TaxACT return (Online or Desktop) click on the Federal Q&A tab
  2. Click Child and Dependent Care
  3. Click Yes to enter or review care provider information, then continue through the screens that follow
  4. After you have entered information for one provider, you will come to the Child Care Credit - Provider Summary screen
    1. If necessary, click Add to create a new form for an additional provider, or Review to review a form already created
    2. When you have finished adding provider information, click Continue to proceed to the dependent entries
  5. On the screens that follow, enter the child care information for each qualifying dependent. Your total child and dependent care credit will appear on the screen titled Child Care Credit - Summary.
The child and dependent care credit is computed on IRS Form 2441. For additional information, see IRS Publication 503 and the IRS Instructions for Form 2441.

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