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

    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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    • green-backer
    • 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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