Guidance

Working Tax Credit: help with the costs of childcare WTC5

Guidance explaining help with the costs of childcare for parents.

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Working Tax Credit: help with the costs of childcare WTC5

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If you work, are responsible for a child or children and pay for childcare you may be able to get extra help with the costs. This is through the childcare element of Working Tax Credit.

Published 2 April 2014
Last updated 6 April 2017 + show all updates
  1. This guidance has been updated to reflect changes effective from 6 April 2017, and a Welsh language translation added.
  2. WTC5 has been updated to reflect new tax year changes
  3. New information available for the 2016 to 2017 tax year.
  4. The 2015 to 2016 form has been added to this page.
  5. First published.