The rule for childcare service compensation changes from March 1st 2010. According to the new rule, compensation is not paid to persons, who buy service for lesser amount than the amount of compensation. Persons who buy the service for a lesser amount than one and a half amount of the compensation amount, but not less than for the amount compensated, will be paid 50% of the compensation amount. Persons who buy the service in an the amount that is equal to one and a half amount of the compensation amount or is greater, will receive 100% of the compensation amount.
The childcare service compensation amount in 2010 is 1668 EEK per calendar month, per child.