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My friend want to claim Child Care expense for Federal Tax, but as she lived in Quebec, a large part of her children's day care fees are already returned by Quebec government. So could she still claim Child Care expense in Federal Tax return?

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Check here, but that material suggests that the answer is "no," at least for the reimbursed part.

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I found this "You can claim payments for child care expenses that you paid for the parental contribution set ($7.00 per day) by the government of Québec." Real confusing. Can you explain a bit? – user3028 Mar 17 '11 at 4:39
@Peter They're saying you can claim amounts you paid and were not reimbursed for. You can't claim the part of the expenses that are covered by the Québec government. Example: If total child care expenses were $2000 but the province covered $1400, then you could claim only $600 on your federal return for the child care expenses. i.e. one's own out-of-pocket expenses. – Chris W. Rea Mar 18 '11 at 17:45

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