Benefits Administration

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Minneapolis, MN 55415
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Dependent Care Spending Account

Eligible Dependent Care Expenses

A dependent care spending account can be used to pay eligible expenses incurred for a qualifying dependent that enable you and your spouse to work.

A "qualifying dependent" includes:

The following expenses generally are eligible for reimbursement:

Claims and Balance Information

With the Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, you can only be reimbursed for funds that have been deducted from your paycheck. To view claims and balance information, you access your online account at On your online account, you have the following options to submit claims:

Dependent care flexible spending claims can be sent directly to WageWorks using the WageWorks Pay Me Back Form - Dependent Care

Eligible expenses are the same as those that qualify for the federal child and dependent care tax credit. However, you cannot claim the tax credit and use the spending account for the same dependent care expenses.

Last updated Mar 20, 2016