What can I use childcare vouchers to pay for?

Childcare Vouchers can be used to pay for the care of children up to the age of 15 or 16 if they are disabled, including:

  • Home based care such as childminders, nannies and au pairs.
  • Pre-school care such as nursery schools, play schools and crèches.

Who is entitled to Edenred vouchers?

Who is eligible? Both male and female employees can participate in the scheme. Childcare Vouchers can only be used for your child until 1st September following their 15th birthday (or 16th birthday if they are registered disabled).

Can I pay my mum to look after my child UK?

It is not uncommon for parents to make a payment to a relative who looks after their child on a long-term basis, for example, every day after school or every shift that they work. How this income is treated is a grey area.

How do I use Edenred childcare vouchers?

Your online Childcare Vouchers account Shortly before the pay day on which you are due to receive your vouchers, your employer will advise Edenred of the value of vouchers to be provided to you. On or around payday, your account will be credited with your chosen value of Childcare Vouchers.

Can you withdraw money from childcare vouchers?

Can I withdraw money from Kiddivouchers? No, you should ensure that your salary sacrifice amount is based on your projected costs for childcare, however you can continue to use vouchers for your child up to age 15.

Can I use my childcare vouchers to pay for school trips?

Can Childcare Vouchers be used to pay for school trips? Generally no. Childcare Vouchers can only be used to pay for activities out of normal school hours and on school premises.

Does everyone get childcare vouchers?

Most working parents with a child under the age of 15 are eligible to claim childcare vouchers. To claim them, contact your HR or personnel department and ask them how you can join the scheme. However, not all employers can offer the scheme and self-employed parents are not eligible to claim the vouchers.

How do you qualify for a child care voucher?

The new scheme from HM Revenue and Customs helps working parents with the cost of childcare. To be eligible, you (and your partner, if you have one) must be working and earn at least £120 a week each and neither of you has a taxable income of more than £100,000 in the current tax year.

Can I be paid to look after my friend’s child?

If your friend came to home home, then they would be a nanny and you could pay them as an employee. You can pay an unregistered friend to look after your DD, but it needs to be in your home. She is able to look after your DD in her own home for up to 2 hours a day I think without registering.

Should grandparents be paid for childcare?

Providing childcare should be a choice that grandparents make, not something that they feel obliged to do or be pressured into doing, and those grandparents who are still working, likely to be doing so because they need to, should therefore should not be expected to give that up without some financial backing.

Is PGL Ofsted registered?

We can accept full or part payments using the Government’s new Tax Free Childcare Scheme when booking your children on PGL Adventure Holidays at our centres registered with OFSTED, based in England.

Can I get money back from childcare vouchers?

Employees can use childcare vouchers for any registered nursery or childminder, as well as after-school and summer clubs, for children up to the age of 16. Vouchers can be refunded, but they cannot be transferred between employers.