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Practical Income Manual 2021.

For expenses related to descendants or foster children under six years of age for conciliation reasons

Regulations: Art. 6 bis of the Consolidated Text of the Legal Provisions of the Autonomous Community of the Balearic Islands regarding Taxes Transferred by the State, approved by Legislative Decree 1/2014, of June 6.

Deduction amount

40 percent of the annual amount paid for the expenses derived from the provision of the following services to descendants or foster children under six years of age:

  1. Stays of children from 0 to 3 years old in nursery schools or daycare centers.

  2. Custodial service, dining service and extracurricular activities for children from 3 to 6 years old in educational centers.

  3. Hiring a person to take care of the minor.

Maximum deduction limit

  • The maximum limit of the applicable deduction is 600 euros per year .

  • When two taxpayers are entitled to the application of this deduction and opt for the individual declaration, the maximum limit of the deduction must be prorated between them in equal parts .

  • If all the descendants or foster children cease to be under six years of age throughout the year, the maximum limit of the deduction (600 euros) must be prorated by the sum of the number of days in which the descendants or foster children have been under the age of six. six years during the calendar year. The maximum limit of the deduction must also be prorated in the same way if the descendants have been born or have been adopted throughout the year, or if the minors have been fostered throughout the year.

Requirements and other conditions for the application of the deduction

  • That taxpayers carry out activities as an employee or self-employed person that generate income from work or income from economic activities.

  • That the sum of the general tax base and the taxpayer's savings, boxes [ 0435 ] and [ 0460 ] of the declaration , do not exceed the following amounts:

    • - 30,000 euros in individual taxation.

    • - 48,000 euros in joint taxation.

  • That the payment of the expenses that give rise to the deduction be made by credit or debit card, bank transfer, personal check or deposit into credit institution accounts.

  • In the case of deduction of the expenses of hiring an employed person, he or she must be registered in the special regime for Social Security household employees.