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    • Aeb
    • By Aeb 15th Sep 18, 8:11 PM
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    Tax free childcare help!
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    • 15th Sep 18, 8:11 PM
    Tax free childcare help! 15th Sep 18 at 8:11 PM
    Hi, new to all this, found out im entitled to tax free childcare (after a year of trying to pay it all my self)
    I'm a little confused though. I paid my bill via the gov website 376... I got 95 paid in by govement does this mean the nursery will get paid 470? Should i have worked out what i needed to pay in so that the govement pay in would add up to my total bill or will the 95 drop in to the account? It says atm "Paid in by you 376 Paid in by government 94 Total balance 470 Available funds 470" seems abit daft if I have to work out every month what i need to put in to make sure what the government puts in adds up to what i need.

    Any help is appreciated

    Thanks in advance
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    • organicbluebottles
    • By organicbluebottles 10th Oct 18, 12:28 PM
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    • 10th Oct 18, 12:28 PM
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    • 10th Oct 18, 12:28 PM
    It is all very confusing, but if your bill was 470 each month, you'd either transfer 376 each month (or set up a standing order from your bank to do it for you on an ongoing basis), then HMRC top it up by the 95 and you then make a payment (which you can them automate to go out monthly) to the nursery for 470 from that same account. So they get the total that they need, but you only pay the net in. Does that make sense? You need the nursery's reference to do it.
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