Tax-free childcare can cover Easter clubs

Working parents in the North East are being reminded that they can use tax-free childcare to pay for regulated holiday clubs during the Easter holidays.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 12 March, 2018, 05:00
Northumberland Gazette latest

More than 1,700 registered childcare providers including school, football, art and tennis clubs have signed up in the North East.

Parents, including the self-employed, can apply online for tax-free childcare – part of the Government’s Childcare Choices offer – for children who are under 12.

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Visit www.childcare choices.gov.ukTax-free childcare can cut costs for working families by up to £2,000 per child per year, or £4,000 for disabled children. For every £8 parents pay into their childcare account, the Government will add an extra £2, up to £2,000 per child per year.