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Qualifying care relief for carers: HS236 Self Assessment helpsheet

Getting certain payments tax-free for foster carers, adult placement carers, kinship carers and staying put carers.

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If you’re a foster carer or an adult placement carer, this guide will help you fill in your tax return. It also covers parent and child arrangements, supported lodgings schemes, claiming capital allowances and qualifying care in partnerships.

Published 4 July 2014
Last updated 6 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. The helpsheet has been added for the tax year 2017 to 2018.
  2. The helpsheet has been added for the tax year 2016 to 2017.
  3. the 'who can use qualifying care relief' section has been amended to add clarity.
  4. Rates, allowances and duties have been updated for the tax year 2016 to 2017.
  5. Rates, allowances and duties have been updated for the tax year 2015 to 2016.
  6. Helpsheet 236 (2014) about qualifying care relief, foster carers, adult placement carers, kinship carers and staying put carers has been updated.
  7. First published.