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    • By green-backer 3rd Jul 17, 7:50 PM
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    Tax free childcare
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    Tax free childcare 3rd Jul 17 at 7:50 PM
    Hi


    Does anybody know if it is possible to use this new scheme alongside the childcare vouchers scheme.


    My wife gets the maximum vouchers allowable of around £243 per month through her employer. I'm wondering if I can make up the balance of our childcare costs by the new the new tax free childcare scheme (I am self employed). We have childcare costs of around £300pm so not a massive saving but it all helps.


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    • By green-backer 3rd Jul 17, 8:05 PM
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    • 3rd Jul 17, 8:05 PM
    Just found the answer to my own question looks like a big fat 'No'-


    'Although self-employed people are eligible for tax-free childcare, your household will only be allowed to register for tax-free childcare if neither parent chooses to use childcare vouchers.'
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