For every £8 you pay in, the government will automatically add £2, up to the value of £2,000 per child per year (or £4,000 for disabled children)
Find out more about eligibility on www.gov.uk/tax-free-childcare
You can't use Tax-Free Childcare together with:
You can use Tax-Free Childcare together with:
Your childcare provider(s) must sign up to receive Tax-Free Childcare payments.
You can deposit money into your childcare account by debit card, standing order or bank transfer. Any money you deposit into your childcare account, along with the government top-up, will be visible straight away but you will need to wait until they appear in your ‘available funds’ before you can make a payment to your childcare provider(s).
Use the money in your Tax-Free Childcare account, including the government top up, to make one off or regular payments to your childcare provider(s).
To continue getting Tax-Free Childcare you need to confirm your details are up to date every 3 months. If you fail to reconfirm, you may miss out on your government top-up. We’ll remind you to do this.