Tax Tip:  CAREGIVERS FROM OVERSEAS: Child Care Expenses

In an August 14, 2015 Technical Interpretation, CRA noted that costs incurred to hire a child care worker would be eligible child care expenses. Such costs include fees to an immigration lawyer and to Service Canada to obtain a labour market opinion, advertising expenses, placement agency fees, and mandatory registration fees.

Action Item - Retain invoices and receipts related to all expenses incurred to hire a child care worker as they may be eligible amounts.