Education & Care is an affordable option with 20 free hours for children over three years and the possibility of a WINZ subsidy, depending on income, for children 0-5 years to assist with the fees.
If you have specific questions about 20 Hours ECE go to Ministry of Education’s website for Parents, Families and Whānau at minedu.govt.nz/Parents/EarlyYears
To apply for WINZ, or notify them of a change of circumstance, forms can be down loaded here.
For more information about Work and Income Subsidies down load the Work and Income Brochure
To view the Income levels and rates effective from 1st April 2013…..[click here]
For information on how to claim Tax credits for donations and childcare fees go to inland revenue.govt.nz
Note: The childcare tax credit has been removed from 1 April 2012. So the last time you can claim for childcare will be for payments made in the 2012 tax year (1 April 2011 to 31 March 2012).
To apply for your Tax credit on Donations, down load an IR526 Tax credit claim form from here.
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||Apply for Three & Four year olds. Additional hours at normal hourly rate.|
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||$5.35 per Hour|
For more information regarding our Fees, bookings and absences.
Country Kids is closed for all public holidays with no fee charged for these days.
We are open during all the school holidays as normal except for one week mid year and three weeks over Christmas.