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Quick questions about tax credit & childcare

(7 Posts)
Poolbirthx2 Fri 02-Jan-15 10:35:18

Dd starting nursery next month when i go back to work. I have the exact date and figures of how much childcare will be and my hours etc.

Can i let hmrc know now or is there only a certain amount of time that you can let them know

Tia

Poolbirthx2 Fri 02-Jan-15 15:37:37

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LuckyLopez Fri 02-Jan-15 15:40:33

I've just googled that for you and you need to wait until the week you

LuckyLopez Fri 02-Jan-15 15:40:49

...start

LadySybilLikesSloeGin Fri 02-Jan-15 15:42:07

but you can tell them after, but they will only backdate it for a very short time so don't leave it too long (I can't remember what it is as they reduced it a while back, a month I think).

Poolbirthx2 Fri 02-Jan-15 16:13:42

Thank you, i thought it might have been a month but didnt want to stay on hold to be told a week. Thank you x

TrendStopper Sat 03-Jan-15 09:35:24

You can tell them a week before at the earliest.

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