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WINZ Subsidy Change

Work and Income have added a new rate of $5 per hour for very low income families receiving childcare assistance. From 4 April 2016 the below rates will apply to those recieving childcare assistance for after school care or holiday programmes at YMCA Tauranga.

 

Number of children

Childcare Subsidy and OSCAR subsidy rates
Gross income per week

1 child

Less than $800.00

$800.00 to $1,199.99

$1,200.00 to $1,299.99

$1,300.00 to $1,399.99

$1,400.00 or more

2 children

Less than $920.00

$920.00 to $1,379.99

$1,380.00 to $1,489.99

$1,490.00 to $1,599.99

$1,600.00 or more

3 or more children

Less than $1,030.00

$1,030.00 to $1,539.99

$1,540.00 to $1,669.99

$1,670.00 to 1,799.99

$1,800.00 or more

Rate that applies — see the chart below

Rate 0

Rate 1

Rate 2

Rate 3

Nil

 Below are the rates of Childcare Subsidy and OSCAR Subsidy that apply to the income thresholds listed above.

Assistance type

Rate 0

Rate 1

Rate 2

Rate 3

OSCAR Subsidy hourly rate, non-taxable

$5.00

$4.00

$2.79

$1.55

OSCAR Subsidy during term time up to 20 hours per week, maximum, non-taxable

$100.00

$80.00

$55.80

$31.00

OSCAR Subsidy during holidays up to 50 hours per week, maximum, non-taxable

$250.00

$200.00

$139.50

$77.50