Use the Dependent Care FSA to pay for:
- Babysitters or companions, including relatives over age 19 whom you do not claim as tax exemptions who care for your dependents so you can work
- Education expenses, such as nursery school for children not yet in kindergarten
- Day care expenses for children under 13
For a complete list of FSA eligible expenses, including dependent care expenses, view Wex’s eligible expense chart.
You are reimbursed for eligible expenses up to the amount you have contributed to your account.
|Annual contribution||For services incurred||Claims must be received by||Unused funds|
|$130 min; $5,000* max per household||January 1 through December 31||March 31 of the following year||Forfeited|
*$2,500 if you’re married and file separate federal tax returns.