National Park Service (NPS) Child Care Subsidy Program Benefit Table

The amount of NPS benefits that an Employee may receive is based upon the Total Family Income (TFI), to include the Spouse/Partner’s, Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) along with the amount that is paid for child care.  Monthly subsidies are paid directly to the qualifying Child Care Provider and are calculated based upon the table below.

 

Family Adjusted Gross Income Percentage of Family AGI Fee Category
$60,001 - $70,000 20% VI
$50,001 - $60,000 18% V
$40,001 - $50,000 17% IV
$35,001 - $40,000 14% III
$30,001 - $35,000 12% II
$30,000 and less 10% I

 

Example of Child Care Subsidy Benefit Calculation for 1 Child

Total Family Adjusted Gross Income:  $47,522.00
Calculated Percentage of Income: 17%
Total Annual Family Portion of Child Care Costs:  $8,078.74
Total Monthly Family Portion of Child Care Costs:  $673.22

Total Monthly Child Care Cost:  $1,500.00
Total Monthly Family Portion of Child Care Costs:  $673.22
National Park Service Child Care Subsidy Benefit:  $826.78

Example of Child Care Subsidy Benefit Calculation for 2 Children

Total Family Adjusted Gross Income:  $47,522.00
Calculated Percentage of Income: 17%
Total Annual Family Portion of Child Care Costs:  $8,078.74
Total Monthly Family Portion of Child Care Costs:  $673.22

Total Monthly Child Care Cost for Child A:  $1,500.00
Total Monthly Family Portion of Child Care Costs:  $336.61
National Park Service Child Care Subsidy Benefit:  $1,163.39

Total Monthly Child Care Cost for Child B:  $1,000.00
Total Monthly Family Portion of Child Care Costs:  $336.61
National Park Service Child Care Subsidy Benefit:  $663.39

Last Reviewed 2016-05-31