Budget 2014: Childcare boost for working parents

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File photo dated 11/11/04 of an adult playing with a child at a nursery. A childcare tax break for working parents will be more generous than expected and expanded to older children more quickly, the Government announced ahead of the Budget. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday March 18, 2014. The new scheme - due to come into force from the autumn of 2015 - will be worth up to ?2,000 per child, compared with the ?1,200 originally proposed. See PA story POLITICS Budget. Photo credit should read: Edmond Terakopian/PA Wire
File photo dated 11/11/04 of an adult playing with a child at a nursery. A childcare tax break for working parents will be more generous than expected and expanded to older children more quickly, the Government announced ahead of the Budget. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday March 18, 2014. The new scheme - due to come into force from the autumn of 2015 - will be worth up to ?2,000 per child, compared with the ?1,200 originally proposed. See PA story POLITICS Budget. Photo credit should read: Edmond Terakopian/PA Wire

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%A childcare tax break for working parents will be more generous than expected and expanded to older children more quickly, the Government announced ahead of the Budget.

The new scheme - due to come into force from the autumn of 2015 - will be worth up to £2,000 per child, compared with the £1,200 originally proposed.