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Ease the cost of child care with salary packaging

2.4.4 Child Care_iStock_000003993764XSmall_265 x 165If you need to arrange paid care for your children while you're at work, you may be eligible to salary package child care fees.

By packaging your child care fees, you could
reduce your taxable income and save on tax. Plus, with RemServ, you can set up regular ongoing contributions from your pre-tax salary directly to
your child care provider - so we take care of the payments for you.

What exactly can I package?

You could salary package your child care fees, as long as the child care facility is a registered provider.

There are two types of child care fees:

  • non-employer owned

This could be a privately owned child care facility or one that is managed by your local council.

  • in-house provider

This is a child-care facility which is operated in-house by your employer.

It's best to check with your employer to understand which type of child care fees you are eligible to salary package.

Note: Salary packaging child care fees may affect your entitlement to government benefits as salary packaging can affect the gross value of your salary. We recommend you seek independent financial advice to determine if salary packaging is right for you.

Who can package child care fees?

You could salary package either child care fee option if you work for a:

  • charity or other not-for-profit organisation
  • private or public not-for-profit hospital

and your employer offers this as part of your workplace benefits program.

You could salary package in-house provider child care fees if you work for a:

  • corporate or private sector organisation

and your employer offers this as part of your workplace benefits program.

Log into My Employer Hub to check if your employer offers this benefit.

How much could you save each year?

At RemServ, we take the guesswork out of salary packaging.

Use our salary packaging calculator to estimate how much you could save.

Ready to get started?

Already packaging - but now want to package child care fees too?


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