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Tax Free Childcare

Tax-free Childcare is a government scheme that pays 20% of childcare costs up to a maximum of £2000 each year. The scheme is open to all working parents of children under 12 (or under 17 if disabled). 

So for every £8 working parents pay in, the government will add £2, up to a maximum contribution of £2000 per child per year ( £4000 per year for disabled children).

For more information and to apply for Tax Free Childcare go to

If you are having difficulty with your Tax-Free Childcare account you can call the childcare service helpline on 0300 123 4097.

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