The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth provides Childminding Development Grants of up to €1,000 to those who provide or intend to provide a childminding service in the Childminder’s own home. You may apply for a grant every two years to purchase equipment or make small home modifications for your service.
To apply you must:
If you are a childminder you can avail of a tax exemption on this childminding income. Below are some criteria for the exemption:
If a childminder does not apply for the Childminders Tax Exemption, or is earning over the current €15,000 gross threshold per annum, then the income is fully taxable. However, there is an entitlement to deduct a variety of expenses, which may be incurred whilst earning the income before tax is applied, i.e. toys, equipment, food etc.
For more information please contact the Fingal County Childcare Committee Office on (01) 4851727 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, you can click on the link below to visit Tax Exemption on Revenue.
Childcare Services Relief: http://www.revenue.ie/en/tax/it/reliefs/childcare-relief.html
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