Employers need clarity on government childcare voucher scheme

Adam Saville
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Employers need clarity on government childcare voucher scheme

Government decision to keep salary sacrifice open for further six months causing HMRC confusion

The government's U-turn on childcare policy, which has extended the salary sacrifice childcare voucher scheme (CCV) for a further six months, should be welcomed by employers, however those who have already taken steps to initiate the changes are likely to encounter difficulties, Aon Employee Benefits has warned. Initially the tax-free scheme was due to replace employer-sponsored childcare scheme on 6 April and this was the date most employers were working to. "It is welcome news that employees...

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