- earn income from employment;
- carry on a business either alone or as an active partner;
- attend school under the conditions identified under Educational program; or
- carry on research or similar work, for which you or the other person received a grant.
The child must have lived with you or the other person when the expense was incurred for the expense to qualify. Usually, you can only deduct payments for services provided in Canada by a Canadian resident. Read Other situationsfor exceptions.