Rates and childcare benefits

The Childcare Act stipulates that the tax authorities contribute to the cost of childcare. So the gross hourly rate is not the hourly rate you pay yourself. You pay the net price yourself. This depends on the amount of your taxable income and is much less than the gross price. In 2023, we apply the hourly rates below:


51 weeks package €9,10  
40-week package €9,31  
Holiday care 8 weeks €9,52  
Holiday care 6 weeks €6,63  
Flexible care €9,63  
PSG €9,10  
51 weeks package € 7,82  
40-week package € 8,25  
Holiday care 11 weeks € 8,36  
Holiday care 8 weeks € 8,40  
Holiday care 6 weeks € 8,77  
Flexible care € 9,52  
VSO € 8,04  
Sports BSO DL    
51 weeks package € 8,97  
40-week package € 9,39  
Holiday care 11 weeks € 9,14  
Holiday care 8 weeks € 9,20  
Holiday care 6 weeks € 9,42  
Flexible care € 9,84  
Sports BSO MH    
51 weeks package € 8,60  
40-week package € 9,03  
Holiday care 11 weeks € 9,14  
Holiday care 8 weeks € 9,20  
Holiday care 6 weeks € 9,42  
Flexible care € 9,84  

In order to receive childcare benefits, you and your partner (if any) must meet certain requirements. meet.

How much childcare benefit you get depends on your situation. For example, the amount of your income and the number of children in care. You can get childcare allowance for a maximum of 230 hours per month per child. In 2023, the tax authorities will reimburse up to €8.97 for childcare. For BSO, up to a maximum of €7.72 will be reimbursed this year.

Do you want to know how much childcare benefit you can get? Then make an trial calculator. If you need help, we can help you with that.

You can apply for your childcare allowance for 2023 at mijntoeslagen.nl. You must apply for the allowance within 3 months after the month in which your child first comes to day care. Do not wait too long to apply or you will miss out on benefits.

Are you receiving childcare benefit and something changes in your life? If, for example, your income changes or the number of childcare hours, this will affect your benefit. You must report changes in your situation to the tax office within 4 weeks.