The current position for tax relief for childcare costs is focused entirely on giving relief to employees, rather than the self employed who get no help at all from the tax system.
There is no tax relief for childcare costs incurred by the self employed.
It is believed that the new £1,200 scheme would allow the self employed to claim.
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