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Tax-Free childcare (TFC) is a new scheme that was introduced gradually between January 2017 and February 2018. It was originally supposed to start in October 2015 however the scheme was delayed.
TFC is the Government’s new way of providing childcare support to parents and it will eventually replace directly contracted childcare and childcare vouchers currently offered through employers.
New regulations (27 February 2019): Tax Credit, Child Benefit and Childcare Payments (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019 (SI.No.364/2019) >> New regulations that make miscellaneous amendments to tax credits, child benefit and childcare payments >> More tax-free childcare regulations