Childcare Tax Rebate

Childcare Tax Rebate

Childcare Tax Rebate is designed to help families with the cost of child care and is not means tested like the Childcare Benefit.  The Childcare Tax rebate covers 50% of out of pocket childcare expenses for approved care for eligible families.To be eligible, there are certain requirements which must be met by families to claim the rebate.  The service you are using needs to be an approved service, your family must be assessed as eligible for CCB and  you must have work related commitments during the period claimed.  You can also opt to have the tax rebate paid directly to the Centre to further reduce your out of pocket expenses.

More information can be obtained by :-

  • Visit the website at www.familyassist.gov.au
  • Calling the Family Asssitance Office on 13 6150
  • Visit a Family Assistance Office located in Medicare offices and Centrelink Customer Service Centres