If you have to pay for childcare costs, some of your earnings can be disregarded. This can be up to £175 for 1 child and £300 for 2 or more children each week.
To qualify, your childcare provider must be registered with a local authority or Ofsted and you must fall into one of the following groups:
We will need proof of the childcare payments you make, and if the care is provided by a Childminder, a copy of their Registration Certificate.
You can download a Childcare Costs form for completion by the Childcare Provider: