Help with childcare costs – Tax Credits

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We’ve been asked by several parents for details of what help is available to support the cost of your nursery fees. The Tax Credit system is complicated (as if you didn’t know!) but the government websites can help to make things clearer:

 

Tax credits

Government helpline 0844 8569912

 

Working Tax Credits and Child Tax Credits

This website explains the maximums of each type of Tax Credit that is available:

 www.hmrc.gov.uk/taxcredits/payments-entitlement/entitlement/how-worked-out.htm

 

 

Childcare costs

You can get extra tax credits from the Government to help with the cost of nursery. Before you apply, you’ll need to work out the cost of childcare per week. You can use the calculator on this webpage:

http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/taxcredits/start/claiming/claim-children/childcare-costs.htm

 

Children with disabilities

You can get extra tax credits from the Government if your child has a disability. You can find out if you’re eligible here:

www.hmrc.gov.uk/taxcredits/start/claiming/claim-children/childcare-costs.htm

 

 

 

Help with childcare costs – Tax Credits