DCAP Eligible Expenses

 

Expense/Service Type Eligible Potentially Eligible Not Eligible Additional Information
Before and After School Care
X    
Child must under age 13 or one who is incapable of self-care and can be claimed on your Federal income tax return.
Day Camp
X    
Summer/Holiday Camp
  X  
Summer/Holiday day camps are an eligible expense. Overnight camps are NOT an eligible expense.
Daycare
X    

This includes daycare, as well as in-home babysitters for children under age 13, or any individual who is incapable of self-care.

Payment in advance is not covered. You can only be reimbursed for expenses for services that have already been provided in full.

Education
  X  
Payments made to a special school for a mentally impaired person qualify as reimbursable if the main reason for using the school is its resources for relieving the disability. This includes teaching Braille to a visually impaired person, teaching lip reading to a hearing impaired person, and giving remedial language training to correct a condition caused by a birth defect.
Elder Care
X    
Adult must live with you at least 8 hours per day and be claimed as a tax dependent on your Federal tax return.
Household Help
  X  
Finance Charges
    X
Late Payment Fees
    X
Late Pickup Fee
X    
Placement Fees
  X  
An upfront placement fee may qualify if it is an expense that must be paid in order to obtain care. However, the fee can only be reimbursed proportionately over the duration of the agreement to employ the dependent care provider.