Turbo Tax do not allow Divorced Parents with Joint Custody to Claim Child Care correcly

Childcare expenses are claimed by the parent with the lower income and must have been paid in order to allow the parent to work or go to school. When parents are separated, however, the parent living with the child can claim this amount regardless of their income. If the child lived with both parents at different times in the year, as in the case of a joint custody, both parents can claim childcare expenses for the period when the child lived with them. Turbo Tax interface do not cover well Child Care for Joint Custody. Always ask for Higher income Spose or common in law regardless if you already configured as Divorced

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