What is the childcare element of Working Tax Credit?
The Childcare Element of Working Tax Credit is for people who work but are on a low income to help with the cost of registered or approved childcare. It does not matter whether you are working for someone else or are self-employed.
Applies to: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
Age rules: You must be 16 or over
Type of benefit: Means tested
Administered by: HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)