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What information do I need to obtain from a dependent care provider?

The caregiver must declare your payment as taxable income. If it is a child care center providing care for more than six non-resident children, the provider must comply with state and local regulations.

Also, at the end of the tax year, you are required to provide the IRS with the provider name, address and Tax ID # on Tax Form 2441 in order to obtain the tax advantage for your dependent care FSA expenses.