Help with childcare costs Tax credits?

Hello all,

Please can you tell me if you can get tax credits to pay for up to 70% of childcare costs if the child disabled and receives Middle rate care and lower rate mobility? 

Also is that the same with Univeral Credit? 

But neither parent receives any Disability benefit? Ie neither are classes as incapacitated? As I know if one partner receives certain disability benefits and one works then you are entitled to upto 70% of the child care costs but what if neither parent does But the child does receive DLA?

Thanks all

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  • marcia_
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    blackstar said:
    Hello all,

    Please can you tell me if you can get tax credits to pay for up to 70% of childcare costs if the child disabled and receives Middle rate care and lower rate mobility? 

    Also is that the same with Univeral Credit? 

    But neither parent receives any Disability benefit? Ie neither are classes as incapacitated? As I know if one partner receives certain disability benefits and one works then you are entitled to upto 70% of the child care costs but what if neither parent does But the child does receive DLA?

    Thanks all

      If you are both unemployed you are not entitled to childcare. Have you accessed your free childcare hrs? 
  • sheramber
    sheramber Posts: 18,651
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    Is there already a claim for tax credits? 

    If not, you can no longer make a new claim so any claim would have to be for UC.

    It would be easier to reply if you have the exact circumstances-  
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