Backdating childcare vouchers hmrc
Some households living in Scotland can claim free childcare for 2 year olds.You may get at least 600 hours per year of free childcare, or possibly more.Foster carers can get 30 hours free childcare for the child they are caring for.However, they can’t apply online and will have to get help from social services to apply.To be eligible, you have to be claiming certain benefits or your child has to fall into certain categories.You might be able to claim free childcare for your 2 year old if you are receiving: To apply for free childcare for your 2 year old, you will need to contact your local council.
To view your 30 hours eligibility code click on the ’30 hours free childcare’ link; the code will usually start with ‘500…’.
You can only use these hours for registered childcare.
Scotland is gradually increasing the number of hours available, so check with your local council to find out how many hours you can claim.
Your Government Gateway ID is the reference you were given when you applied for a Gateway account.
Once you have signed into your account using the Government Gateway, you will see the childcare account screen and be able to view all the options available to you.
If you were initially given a temporary eligibility code over the phone, and followed up with a letter from HMRC, this will start with an ’11…’.