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Almost 1 million paid to parents who couldn't access Tax-Free Childcare

Almost 1 million has had to be paid manually to parents who were unable to access their Tax-Free Childcare payments

Tax-Free Childcare extended to include children under nine

Parents with children under nine can now apply for the Tax-Free Childcare scheme for ALL of their offspring

MPs to scrutinise Childcare Service website as part of inquiry

MPs will scrutinise the Childcare Service website as part of an inquiry into childcare policy

HMRC website glitch means parents are being told they AREN'T eligible for 30 hours of free childcare

Some parents using childcare vouchers are wrongly being told they aren't eligible for 30 hours of free childcare

Left out of pocket by the Tax-Free Childcare website problems? Here's how to claim

If you've been left out of pocket due to technical problems applying for Tax-Free Childcare, you can claim compensation

Treasury Committee chair demands answers on Childcare Service website

Nicky Morgan MP has written to HMRC to demand answers on the performance of the troubled Childcare Service website

Almost 1,000 official complaints lodged about Government childcare website

Almost 1,000 official complaints have been made about the Government's Childcare Service website in just three months

Using Tax-Free Childcare? Little-known rule means top-ups are limited to 500 every three months

HM Revenue & Customs is revamping guidance around the new Tax-Free Childcare scheme

Widespread problems with new Government childcare website revealed in MSE-Netmums survey

An MSE-Netmums survey has revealed a range of problems facing parents trying to use the Tax-Free Childcare website

Used the new Tax-Free Childcare website? Tell us how it went

Used the new Tax-Free Childcare website? Tell us how it went by filling in this quick online survey

Parents face fines as 'inaccessible' website leaves them unable to pay for childcare

Parents signed up to the new Tax-Free Childcare scheme say they can't access cash saved to pay nursery costs

Government childcare website dogged by technical issues continues to cause problems for parents

Users are still having technical problems with government childcare websites two weeks after MSE first reported it

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