It covers up to 50% of your out of pocket child care expenses up to an annual limit of $7,613 per child.
Out of pocket child care expenses are your total child care fees less any Child Care Benefit and Jobs, Education and Training Child Care Fee Assistance you're entitled to.
Once you reach the annual limit for a child you won't be entitled to any further rebate until the next financial year. Depending how you receive your rebate, your assistance may stop when you've received 85% of the annual limit for a child. If this happens, we'll pay any remaining entitlement after the end of the financial year when we balance your payments.
Please check you statement, every Monday. It is getting towards the end of the financial year and we start to see that some families have met their CCR annual limit.(resulting in higher fees until the new financial year) If you transfer funds into another bank account please ensure you have enough money in your account to avoid dishonour fees. You can see how much will be deducted each week by opening your statements that are sent to you on a Monday.
Please feel free to come an see me for more information.